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   Pulaski Southwest Times (Newspaper) - October 27, 1940, Pulaski, Virginia                                TODAYS THOUGHT And shall not God avenge his own which cry day and night unto though He ibear long with them Luke OCT 29 11 Yoiir Sunday Morning Newspaper A Member Of 98 Per Cent Pulaskis Homes WEATHER JNtA slightly coaler irt east portion Monday VOLUME 212 Aaioolated Preatt News Service OCTOBER 1940 By Carrier Boy Within City I6o Per Week SINGLE COPY 5 CENTS SLAVE Morning By COUNT PULASKI Good morning We hope that you saw The Ramparts We Watch at the Pu laski theatre last The March of Time story of the past 25 years was extremely interest ing and We would have liked to have seen it a sec ond i Pulaski is becoming extreme ly The regis setting up various the of ienlist ments and the eager anticipa tion attached to thenational lottery all show the trend The Elks are planning a patri oticprogram for early next month at the Jefferson auditorium with of Chris the The scours and various civic and frat ernal orders have been invited to r First troop trains went through Pulaski last re minding us of World war days when railroad yards were fill with doughboys moving to Wards points of Enemies Within Are Real States Matthews Vaj UP Mark of New president of the junior chamber of wferned the organizations eastern state conference last night tflmt we must fight ourenemies from within the unscrupulous poli the leatherlunged fan atics and the organizers of in ternal traitors and foreign agitators do not constitute the real fifth he Although it may include those he it is composed of the sgcalled good citizens through smug ness and apathy or to face the refuse to accept civic responsibility and believe that all our problems can be sblved by enacting a law or signing a The he form a sixth column which will put to route the fifth coffee and night we went to see the Orioles hoping they would git revenge for other years Narrows walloped the best that scoreless tie could under A the circum stances not so bad but we were pulling for that touchdown in the final minutes to Pu laski the superiority it Little Louis we un derstand he now weighs around 130 was the sparkplug that set off the final We remember Louie standing in the middle Max his short 1 pants covered by boots and a fishing in his Louis seems to excel at whatever he We wish that Calfee park had turnstyleg with counting equip at the DEIS STRIKE BACK AT LEWIS Early Sees CIO Chieftain Choosing Lonely Way Some Unions Differ Fleet Is t t When look at the crowds attending the night football games we believe there are thousands instead of a few hun The gate however are the best indicator under the present With the presidential elec tion just a few days away we find it hard to get good radio The air for the time being is well tied up with poli tical speeches which we do not We hate to see personal We feel there is dig nity attached to the office of the presidency and those who rule should see that it is main Pulaskis furniture folk are at the Chicago market which opens Business in line has good and substantial orders are expected during the Announcement that the Virginia Maid and Wallner Silk Hosiery mills were going on 48hour week was good The town as well as the county has feU the pinch that came with short weeks in the textile When several hundred citizens derive their income from an industry it doesnt take long for a letdown to be A more optimis tic attitude was noted among merchants Good business for at least two years is What comes after that is not known but two years right now is a long should see a steady develpp ment in this section with Christiansburg and vflPulaski coming to the RESIGNATION REPORTED Deterrent Seett To Those pel On HeMispliere UP President Roosevelt told the American fleet last night on the eve of the 19th annual navy day thatit was a deterrent to those nations who would plant the heel of dictatorship across this hem I he said in a letter Secretary that it will Con tinue to by its our determiriation to re main a free steadily along the open road that holds peace of spirit as well as a full and worthy material Letter Published The chief executives letter was published along with an exchange of greeting between the army and navy on the eve of a navy day observance which is to be re stricted in the interests of na tional Progress toward realization of the ultimate goal of a twoocean navy was by an official compilation showing that six new fighting ships were added to the fleet last four others were launched and keels of four more Emphasizes Cooperation With the start of work on the ton battleship New six new oVeadnaughts are on the and two others have been launched and are nearing Illy The AnNOclnted Press The Roosevelt administration struck back yesterday at John Lewis denunciation of the new deal and support of Wendell Will kie while evidence piled up that a deep political schism had devel oped in the CIO Stephen presidential sec said Lewis had chosen to go Sown the lonely Many CIO Early had repudiated Lewis stand in mes sages to President Secretary of State Hull said that Lewis was 100 per cent wrong in his effort to prejudice the American people the base less charge that President Roose velt is seeking to get this nation into Days Developments the day brought such developments as these President de finitely to make a politicalad Siipreme Court Asked To Rule On Labor Action UP The fourth circuit court of seeking a clarification of the labor relations Sat urday certified to the supreme court of the United States a national labor relations board stating that it ed and in doubt on the1 ques tion of whether an enterprise of local character doing busi ness across a state line is with in the intent and meaning of the The court had been for enforcement of an order of the labor relations board direct ing the White Swan a laundry of to desist from certain unfair labor practices and1 to offer employment with back pay to certain employees assertedly discharged because of union affiliation and The lower court said that the findings of the board were SUB BOMBS CRASH ABOUT L iri addition to one MdridaV flight at New York then began week end of speechwriting in se clusion of the White Willkie campaignedagain into the New York city telling crowds that we are on the marchrwe are going to I promise you we cant Re publican headquarters announced that the nominee had cancelled a radio broadcast scheduled for last night because of the complicated nature of his tour through New York city Willkie had expressed pleasure Friday night at receiving Lewis Green Comments The Lewis expression brought from William of the American Federation of The he was torn with divided on Page Column 2 Luxury Vessel Hit By Bombs Empress Of Britain Left In Have Violated Ancient Principles Of Peace And Order UP Fire bombs and high falling from as many as four and five bombers at a splattered over wide areas of London early today as nazi raiders stepped up the pace of their 50th successive night of air The raiders return at dusk after seven daylight stabs yester day put the capital under eight air raid alarms during the a number never exceeded in a like period and only twice equalled since the1 start of the aerial Seek Entrance Although London apparently still bore the brunt of the Ger man Liverpool re ported night raiders attempting vainly to break through its ring of antiaircraft fire and South west Scotland had a second straight night of The Midjandg were 1 Relentless Attempt To Reduce Mankind To Serfdom Described By Secretary In Radio Message RULE OF MAKES Germans NEW resignation of Paul The foreign minister of the Vichy was reported last night in A broadcast of the Brit a0h Broadcasting corporation heard Jiere by NBCPierre vice jBie Vichy ifcakeinkfBaudouihs portfblipi The cooperation between the land and sea forces was empha sized in an exchange of letters between Secretary Stimson of the war General George army chief of and Secretary Continued on Column 3 Frolic Slated On Halloween 27 Cases Heard In Trial Justice Court Saturday The largest docket since June wns completed in trial justice court yesterday when Judge John Deeds disposed of 32 27 of them being civil hearings in addition to two rela tions Crimina1 cases included Wil liam Christley and Philip of charged with tres passing on Norfolk and Western railroad property and attempting to break and enter thje Aust store Dora The former was given 12V months 11 being suspended and the latter was fined on the trespassing count Harmon MH tbn charged with reckless was found not guilty and Edward charged with reckless driyingy Block Will Be Roped Off And Band Will Help To Entertain The block between Jefferson and Washington avenues on Main street will be roped off on Thurs October from 7 to 11 in order to provide a place for the annual Halloween cele Mayor Calfee an nounced The mayor stated that for the last several very little damage had ibeen done to proper and he hoped that the children and citizens would confine their celebration again to innocent and would from injury to He stated special officers would be on duty and persons found destroying property would be promptly ar mayor stated he had asked the Firemans band to provide music for the He asked cooperation of all citizens with the police so that the celebration again may be an orderly one without de struction of owners were requested to remove their machines from the celebration scene as early as oclock so the area may be roped UP The Empress of majestic Canadian flagship liner which car ried King George VI and Queen Elizabeth home to Britain from their North American trip in was reported in informed German quarters to have been bombed and left in a sinking condition north of Ireland German combat planes attack ed the liner in the waters which Germany has proclaimed as the scene of total these sources By it was the crew had aban doned the ship and she was foun Declines Comment The British admiralty declined The displacing gross tons and one of the ten largest ships ever ear lier in the year had carried Aus tralian and New Zealand troops to combat along with the Queen the the Aquitania and the Empresses of Canada and There has been no of the manner of her service in recent and she last was reported seen on June 1 with half dozen other convoy ships at She was launched in 1930 and christened by Prince of now the Duke of She set several records for the South hamptonQuebec run and made world cruises in the up to the outbreak of the when she was camouflaged and presum Her fittings rivaled other superliners in and in Loridbri ended tieri raiders slip ped past the capitaFs outer bar rage and dropped incendiaries and earthshaking The mis siles fell ingroups of eight and ten at one Fire engines raced through the streets to fires which were rapid ly One high explosive bomb land ing in a London business district seriously damaged a printing offices and sur rounding Use Oil Bombs In one London area the Ger mans first dropped two followed them with five more and then let loose a stick of Oil bombs were mixed with Two German bombers were shot down during the unofficial reports One was reported downed over Northeast Scotland arid the other near a West Mid FRANCE JOINS AXIS LINEUP TO AID PEACE Cabinet Backs Agreement That Is AboutFace For Beaten Land WILL ASK INQUIRY UP Fearful that political and business pres sure may have been brought to bear on federal Colgate announc ed Saturday that when congress reconvenes November IS he will ask a congressional investigation of the reasons 68 European refu es were permitted to land in wolk September fromthe Continued on Page Column 8 Delegation Asks Demonstration Agent In County A delegation of Pulaski county women appearing before the board of supervisors yesterday to request an appropriation to provide for the employment of a home demon stration agent received assurance the matter would be taken under advisement and a decision given Appearing before the board were Ernest Meredith and of Hiwas sie district Wade Kenneth Alexander and Robert Copein Newbern district Miss Elsie i Perry Ellen White and Hubert of Others heard included William district farm agent and Miss Elizabeth district home demonstration of and T Cdntlnued on Page Column 8 Rally Planned On Wednesday Button and of Dublin Flannagan And Jackson Speak At Courthouse For Demo Ticket Announcement has been made by Democratic county of a public speak ing to be held at the courthouse Wednesday night at John the Democratic nominee to succeed himself as the member of congress from the Ninth and Robert Jackson will be the principal As the presi dential election draws to a close nauch interest is developing and it is expected that a large crowd will turn out to hear the issues Congressman Flannagan has been waging an active speaking in all the counties of the district meeting with large Thursday following his engagement here he is to speak at Lebanon and Gate With him will be Congressman Colgate of the Second While Congressman Darden has not at all times supported the Roosevelt policies he is a strong believer in national Be ing without opposition himself he is helping the Democratic cause in other sections of the Judge Jackson will be well re membered by many Pulaski people having been judge of this district for some He is considered an able and forceful THREE BLIND MICE When all three officials at a Southeast ern collegeEast Central football after a long dis allowed an apparent Southeastern touchdown and put the ball on East Centrals sixinch the Southeastern band broke into UP Dip lomatic onlookers last night said they believed France would pay for axis concessions by loaning to Germany and Italy her Medi terranean air and sea bases near East under much the same conditions as Britain now holds Egyptian By ROBERT OKIN France movedofficially up in Europe night with her governments announcement that AdolfHitler and Marshal Philippe Frances chief of had agreed in principle to work together to restore peace in Eur The endorsed by the French marked an historic France and put this vanquished country on the threshold of negotiations on concrete points of agreement with her German Explain Talks It followed a 75minute meeting of the Vichy cabinet where Petain and his second in Vice Premier Pierre explained what they talked about last week in conferences with Hitler and Joachim Von the Ger man foreign The council of ministers unan imously approved their declara the announcement The terse communique said merely that Hitler and Petain had held a general examination of the situation in the means of reconstructing peace in and were in accord on the principle of Here four lines were two days after Petains meeting with the fuehrer in nazi occupied seemed to political observers to be a sign of an impending peace May Make Bid They said it might be started with a bid for the good offices of the United States in seeking an No Favoritism Seen In Draft Lottery UP Draft Director Clarence announcing that four cabinet members and a congressman would draw the first numbers in Tuesdays historic conscription lot assured the nation Saturday that there was no possibility of favoritism in the In this momentuous oper ation of the law of Dykstra said in a statement representatives of all walks of life will receive identical The to determine the order in men will be called for a military training by next June is to be held in the interdepartmental auditorium the cap itol and the White Continued on Colnmn 3 Opinions Vary On CIO Stand Great Man Has Fallen Is Collins Comment On Lewiss Speech fP A chorusof mingled commendation and disapproval in Virginia Sat urday greeted CIO Chieftain John Lewiss announcement that he would support Republican Wen dell Willkie for the Preston state Demo cratic campaign said it seems that a great man has president of Richmond local almagam ated clothing workers of Ameri CIO had already an nounced that his union would sup port President Roosevelt regard less of Lewiss 100 Per Cent On the other Ray Thomp CIO regional director of Vir stated that CIO organiza tion in the state is 100 per cent with Lewis against a Roosevelt third and James third district chair man of the Democrats for Will that the Lewis speech would have a very decided in fluence on the Greeks Off In Battle By Albanians Incident Is Likely To Set Off Open Hostilities In Balkan States UP Italy an nounced officially last night that Albanian troops had fought off armed Greek bands in a frontier clash on Albanian and foreign observers considered the incident might set off a long expected out break of hostilities in the The Rome radio identified the Greeks as A communique put the scene of the clash in the vicinity of Koriza which is some 15 miles from the Greek Attack Outposts It added that the Greeks had attacked Albanian outposts with rifles and hand saying The prompt reaction of an Al banian patrol and the successive intervention of other units helped throw back immediately the ene my band which had penetrated into Albanian Six Greeks were declared cap tured two Albanian soldiers killed and three The communique likewise as serted that three bombs exploded last night near the headquarters of the Italian lieutenantgeneral at Port known as Santi Quaranti and renamed after the Italian occupation of Albania that two persons were slightly Greek or English agents were blamed and it was said they were being Expedition Seen Investigations are being made into the two the com munique calm has returned to the two It was believed that the fight Incendiary And Explosive Materials Are Drtipped In Early Morning Secretary Hull described the rais ers of Italy and last night as wouldbe ors engaged in a relentless ptS tempt to reduce mankind to master and slave relatiohshipf among nations and maintained by brute before the National M Press club over a nationwide dio the secret state iistedt efforts Jby nations to takeby force they say they need or want as J he reviewed what he called whirlwind developments of one ofJ the saddest arid most crucial de cades the history of mankmd that of the Violate Principles The rulers of these the secretary have5s repudiated and violated in every essential respect the Idngexpect ed principles of peaceful and or derly international 5 Merciless armed attack unre strained terrorization through slaughter of noncombatant women and children fraud and guile forced labor confis cation of property imposed star vation and deprivations of every these are weapons con stantly used by the conquerors for the invasion and subjugation of other These same Hull de in reference to Sermanys reported efforts to se cure the French fleet and Japans warship building as an objective the securing of control of the high They adhere to no geographic lines and they fix no time limit on their programs of invasion and he went Disregard Rights They cynically disregard everv right of neutral having occupied several such they then proceed to warn all peaceful nations that Continued on Poire Column 6 British Following Election Trends Carefully UP The Bri tish are following the United States presidential race with a more avid interest than they have paid to any political campaign outside the British isles in many The national press carries cam paign stories day and il lustrated with photographs of vigorous electioneering incidents far removed from the sedate Eng Continued on Pnare Cnltunn IV lish As a whole the newspapers hiave taken no They have told their readersfrthat both Business Gain Seen For National Income To Hit 85 Billion Level In Next 12 MontKs NEW industry booming at levels of fabulous business men last week looked forward to a record national income in 1941 and laid lines to hold war pushed prices to reasonable Creation of a priorities board at Washington to assure a steady flow of critical materials to the war necessary by deny ing or delaying them to civilian into sharp focua the problem of possible runaway prices later on in the defense Economists have long agreed the basic factors of an upward spiral of call it hv an increase in the ply of spending money in Jthel hands of the combined with a decrease in the supply of things for which the public can Thus they watched tooK precautionary to see that as profits and payrolls which comprise the it toward a probable new I Kt Gfllnna Ok   

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