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Bluefield Daily Telegraph (Newspaper) - September 28, 1932, Bluefield, West Virginia Wut Virginian and eoeltr followed by cMiMnn In portion Wtdftttday VlrdlnW tr Thuriday fair tomtwhst IF WIOMPWEAD not JrtSft hfe drtd BUI Mtlon It IniVltabiy to Urtd gradual f e Volume Wednesday Sept Pages Five Centi SMITH TO Formation Of NonP artisan Commission Is By Sponsors RECOMMEND SOLUTION FOLLOWING INQUIRIES an race with are shown trans ferring Private Robert R army from the mili tary air ambulance which rushed him from to Washing Hall broke his back in ah automobile accident and it was found necessary to take htm to the Walter Reed hospital In the An army surgeon accompanied the stricken man on the flight Bernard Olark And Alexander Legge Are Members Of Com mittee Institutions Holding Securities Inaugurate Move New tion of atitonpartisan railroad com mission ifeaded by Calvin with Bernard Clark Alexander Legge and Alfred Smith ass members was announced formallylionlght by Walter president of the Emigrant Industrial Savings one of the institutions sponsoring the In the written Bennett eaid The following named committee of well known citizens has been in vited to survey the transportation situation in this and to re port such recommendations for re lief and as may appeal ttee aa wise vice chair ASSASSINSSHOTS FELL FOUR GO BAN POLITlMftDERS President Cuban Senate And three Opponents Of Machado Slain TUDGB WEBSTER v who presided at famous Sacco Vaazettl escaped uninjured When a bomb explosion wrecked hie home at Worcester early yes terday HAVANA IS PLACED UNDER RULE OF THE MILITARY Killing Of Oppositionists Said To Be Act Of Retaliation Participant In Unsuccessful Revolt In August 1931 Is Wounded ot 1 Alexander of There followed a list of approxi mately thirty Insurance com panies and other organizations spon sorlng the The letter of the statement extended by the foregoing organizationsand in effect constituting the committees terms of reference is a follows i Aid Prevents Breakdown The present financial position of the railroads of United States is a matter of grave Collec tively the greatest and most Impor tant industry of our the railroads have operated in this year i at staggering Only wise and aid has averted the financial breakdown of important This situation touches every citi Its directly the iaeourUy of of the It has a severe decline in the value of of railroad obligations and HURRICANE SWEEPS PUERTO RICO ISLE More Than 200 Persons Killed And At Least Reported Injured NEEDED MEDICAL SUPPLY has occasioned concern tlons which hold such to instltu obligations among their representing in part the savings or that thrifty por tion of our which is be found among the holders of Important Task the undersigned organiza representing many of the inters esU believe that there in no more important present task than a thorough and satisfactory solution of the railroad as an in tegral but the most urgent part of the entire transportation We beg you examine all phases of the problem and recommend a solution with due regard for the public will insure an opportunity for the railroads of this country to operate on business toVthe end that there may be a stabilization in the employment of wage and in the values of investment made in behalf Of in surance policy holders and savings Turn to Page Two Governor Seeks To Provide Shelter For Thousands Of Homeless Observer Cov ers Stricken Area In Plane Bed Cross Acts By The Associated Press A hurricane yesterday dealt swift death to seveMtlf Jrandred inflicted millions In property damage as it swept across the island of Puerto Early last night the huge dbugh mm Present Lineup Qan Be Saved Only By Postponement Of Tariff Proposals Made At Ottawa Great Brit ains year old national government tapes a fateful session at 10 Downing street with major reshuffling of the cabinet considered a foregone result but with every Indication that Ramsay MacDonald will remain as prime It was the political noncensus to night that the present administra tion lineup Could be saved only if MacDonald postponed the tariff proposals growing out of the Ottawa imperial conference until after the economic conference to be held early in This administration lineup includes Stanley leader of the conservative Sir Herbert foreign Sir and Philip Viscount of in the key nut wind carrying velocities up to two miles a minute along its outer edges and an absolute calm in the was pursuing a relentless north northwestward course toward the Island of The 9 advisory of the United States weather bureau at Washing ton said the center of the disturb ance likely would pass near Port au Prince this Father Gutier rez Lanza of Belen at last night sale over In northeast Santo Father Lanzas advice would indi cate that Santo the capita ofthe escape the brunt of the Santo Domingo dispatches at said high winds and heavy rains had swept the city but no maj terlal damage San Pedro de 70 kilometers of Santo Domingo 70 houses were destroyed in the late after San Puerto than 200 persons were killed and at least were injured in the swept across Puerto Rico Governor James Beverley estimated after receiving casualty reports from police authori The governor directed the emer gency committee to seek first to pro Tide food andshelter for the thou sands of Insular funds to carry on this work were promised tomorrow by the chief How much the insular govern ment can give the or how greatIs the I do not know at this the governor said after an inspection He instructed all government of fices to open tomorrow and carry NAVY BALLOON WINSJJENNETT RACE The navy tenta tively declared winner the Jamee Gordon Bennett cup race tonight and second place was accorded the other American Goodyear 8 The navy carrying Com mander Settle and Wilfred was credited with exceed ing the the Goodyear with Orman and Blair by WS kilo about 91 The French Mousse was third and the Polish Polonia Last to come down of the sixteen balloons started here in the classic race on Sunday the navy bag landed at 10 to day on the PolishLatvian border near The bag was damaged in the Van makinga bid for a third successive victory In the Ben nett brought the Goodyear balloon down at t last night near miles from Others were grounded at various points in Czecho and upper UTAH IFF BOARD Georgian Is A p p o i n t ed To Tariff Commission To Fill Democratic Vacancy To Re sign House Seat Because of conservative op ly tha ftlon it was believed unlikelythat the prime minister could delay in tbe propo Therefore his seemingly resolved itself Into i replacing Sir Herbert half dozen liberal who bave refused to swallow their free trade principles Any aucjt programof replacement would empire promotion as a baelp policy national All day conferences were held at the JPOWnlng street and party leaders some ofthem through the door 10 attd others by t We must bave everybodygo to he though nothing had The mayors of the towns which were stricken called on the governor and were instructed to supply emer gency relief for 48 Some of the mayors asked for caskets with which to bury tbe dead the governor denied their re asserting that burial was a problem for the The insular governments duty ii to help care for the the chief executive Lines Down Communications were so ham pered tonight tbat it was still im possible to say how much of the is land suffered from the Woodfin the governors covered much ot the north coast this afternoon by re turning with a suggestion tbat th disturbance had passed to sea jus if the Lutz police however was of the belief that the range was farmore extensive than police chief had positive re ports that 28 were Areciba mucb further west than San Juan and north Th Plan unable to th Arectta area owing to continued rain of the ins he com In Sept entatlve Charles of Geor tbe Democrat who last session ed the unsuccessful battle for a manufacturers sales today was ppolnted to the tariff commission y President1 He will fill the Democratic va cancy created by the recent death of of once was a member of the powerful ways means committee of the Crisp was its ranking Democratic neraber but abandoned ila chances for reelection to the house to a sen ate Crisp gained prominence several ago as a member of the war debt fundingj but be came conspicuous during the last sesslpn of congress when as acting chairman of the ways and means committee during the formulation of he new he tattled in vain for the sales tax an overwhelming coalition of Republican independents and Demo cratic Althought the house defeated his original it charged him with the responsibility of bringing out another which t I plan to resign my seat in the louse from the Third Georgia dis and take up my new work n fifteen Crisp after White House announcement Of bis His term in tbe louse would have expired next March to tbe tew post will have to be confirmed by the senate during tbe coming abort session of Tbe Housestatement noted that tariff was a blpartlsan body of six not more than threeof which can be a member of tbe same par ty and tbat the appointment was to fly a Democratic there by preserving the bipartisan char acterof the o Was placed under military rule to night after an outburst of political violence had resulted in the assas sination of Clemente Vazquez president of the Cuban and of three prominent members of the opposition to the administration of President In a message to congress the president explained that military rule had been invoked as a preven tive against reprisals by friends of He urged that associates of the victims remain The killing of the oppositionists was described by Investigators as an act of retaliation for tbe slaying of Vazquez a strong Macha do who had he prob ably would have been the next presi dent of A fourth member of the opposition was gravely The oppositionists slain were three Gon zalo Freyre de Guillermo Freyre de an and Leopoldo Freyre de an en Representative Miguel Angel who participated In the un successful against the Macha do government In August was shot four Vazquez Bello was shot as he was driving away from his which adjoins the country There were 10 bullets In his He died before Me Julio who had been could drive him to camp Columbia Military The Freyre de Andrade brothers were attacked In the Vedado Theydied almost None of the assailants was cap The widow of the senate president and Magda now are in the United One of bis broth Jose Manuel Vaquez is Cuban consul general in New York A son and another daughter also are among the The bodywas taken tonight to the national capital to lie in state until the funeral which will be attended by virtually all high gov ernment Firearms experts expressed the opinion that submachine guns had been used In tbe JOHN GARNER DECLINES DISCUSS BONUS QUESTION New 27 in a press conference dis cussion of possible legislation be fore the next said tonight he had made no statement on the bonus question and I dont Intend to make He declined to discuss the subject Qf Governor Roosevelts Campaign aides said he expected the presidential noimnee would make known bis stand on the payment of the bonus not long after his return from the West It already had been announced at Democratic national headquarters that Roosevelt probably would con fer on subject with American Legion commander and now bead ot the campaign veterans upon his 1 With the possibility that the two bouses will be in control of the Democrats at the December Garner was will you seek modification of the Volstead act at that time come tothat when he meet he replied with a Im standing on the party The day was filled with another round of political conferences for the vice presidential As he packed his hags preparatory to departing tor he SACGOVANZETTI JUDGE IS TARGET Home Of Judge Webster Thay Who Presided At Fa mous Bombed THAYER AND MAID ARE SLIGHTLY INJURED LEVYING BODIES HELtt MBit Townsend Places Blame On Local Government Units For High Rates Now Prevailing Cites Multiple Levies government units were held largely responsible by Re publican gubernatorial nominee to for the high levy rates now Addressing a Republican rally Townsend said that for three years I have puhllcally held that a limitation of by constitutional enforcement can be the only work able method of curtailing govern mental expense and relieving the tax burden which weighs heavily upon the home and land Unless we can correct the Jurist Is Trapped In Bedroom By Smashed Tim bers Police Throw Guards Around Homes Of Partici pants In Trial Of Radicals 27 The SaccoVanzetti crashed back into puromlnence today as a bomb partially wrecked the home of Judge Webster who presided at the trial of the two Thayer and her Miss Joan were slightly injured by falling debris while the judge was trapped In his hedroom by smashed furniture and Six houses in the immediate vicinity of the residence were damaged badly while windows in a score ot homes in the exclusive West Side district were broken by the force of the Word of the bombing was the signal for police of Greater Boston communities to throw guards around the homes of President Lawrence of Harvard university former Governor Alvan Fuller and all jurors and officials who participated in the famous trial ot Sacco and Meanwhile state and Worcester police directed their efforts toward determining the kind ot explosive State experts were hurried to Worcester from Boston to aid the local Captain Charles Van state explosives ex said he believed it probable that dynamite was used although he was unwilling as yet to make a definite statement on the Early Morning Attack The explosion happened shortly after 4 oclock this and Thayer weresleeping on the second floor of the house Miss Ashe in a finished Thayer was sleeping in last room REDUCTION IN COST OF SCHOOLS SHOWN statistician for the state department of in a compilation announced shows a reduction of in the cost ot schools during the1 school year ended in 1932 as compared with the previous Bowmans figures also showed that the enrollment increased during the school year to a total of The major decrease in expendl CURTIS HEADS FOR OKLAHOMA AFTER Vice President Closes TWb Day Campaign Trip In V West Virginia VISITING SPOKESMAN PRAISES PRESIDENT tures was a drop ot to a total of in new building Other changes were Elemen tary teachers decrease to high school decrease to elementary main tenance decrease to and high school main decrease to PnPEflllS T trouble where it really by put ting control of the public money In the hands of the who can say to the public spending bodies you may go so far and no further without constitutional direction by the people we are merely straining at the gnat and swallowing the Townsend said the real fault with the present unbalanced tax was due to legislative sanc tion of a total of 59 different kinds of levies which may be laid by the spending bodies in the The he is supposed to control levy limitations but experi ence has shown us that legislatures of the past have failed utterly to stem the rising tide of the cost of operating our county hoards of education and These are in a large measure re sponsible for the high levy rates now prevailing to which past legis latures have granted one increase after another without regard for a The Republican nominee asked that he be given an opportunity to put the levy limitation principle into effect after the amendment is voted upon in Levels Charge Against France In Reply Decla ration That Germany Plans To Arm but one toward the rear of the house while her husband was in a front The force of the explosion ripped away the entire back ot the house and caused the Thayer once a to Plaster and woodwork plunged down on the sleeping Thayer and a door from the back roonv was hurledon top of Jqdge Thayer was literally blown from hisbed Amid falling wood and he tried to reach the door to go to hid wifes aid but room was such a wreck that not force his way Miss ABhe was trapped in her attic room as the stairway leading up to was blown Trapped By Wreckage A police the first to reach the scene and the after sounding an alarm of searched the house and found her head trying to Turn to Page Two charge of militarism was levelled against France today by Chancellor Franz vonPapen in a reply to Premier Edourd Herriot of who de clared in a speech Sunday that Ger many was planning to When complains that we are teaching the art ot he seems to over look entirely that the military train ing of youth has been carried on systematically by France for constituting one ot the most essen tial points of her army the chancellor On the other hand our gymnastic movement has no military character but la solely for gymnastic educa tion and to teach youth the spirit of The chancellormade these state ments in the course of an interview in whichl he denied the accusations at on Sunday reiterated Germanys demand for equal treat ment in Pleading world Papen admonished France that peace never can be realized in Europe so long as a singlestate Is degraded to the status ot a sec ond class Only when the peoples have rec ognized tbe real core of the prob he will they try further for the understanding which at present Is threatened by the un Flays Competitive Tariff vooated By Democrats Ad vocates 40Hour WeekFor Working Men Attends Open ing Of Kanawha River Lock Vice President Charles Curtis closed a twoday campaign trip in West Virginia tonight with address outlining relief measures of the Hoover administration and praising the Republican This he was the last country to feel the effects of the worldwide depression and will the first to recover from the depres sion under the leadership ot Presi dent He eald that there had been nine teen periods ot depression in this country In the last 125 years that the nation came out ot each de pression more powerful than Discussing the Curtis said that a competitive tariff for rev enue advocated by the platform and the Democratic pred dential Governor Frank lln Roosevelt will not help a single working mine or factory in the United The vice president referred to this congressional district which Js represented by Representative Joe saying a district with so many Industries Is entitled to have a representative who does not stand for a competitive tariff but who stands for a protective tar said Ive talked to so many party leaders today I cant even remem ber all their Ive been rush ing from one floor another of headquarters until Im 50 RAILROADS REPORT EARNINGS IN AUGUST New 27 first fifty railroads to report for August hadtotal net railway operating In come of compared with in a de crease ot For the first eight months the aggregate net railway operating In come of these roads was about or about percent lower than the reported for the period last XEHQRIES REVIVED 27 of tbe days whenstates tov ere INCOME SHOWS INCREASEJN AUGUST For the fourth consecutive net income of the Norfolk and West ern Railway company has shown a substantial It was learned yes terday with announcement that Au gust income amounted to an increase of over In the Increase over June was The gains were accounted for by increased revenues from and other operating expenses were with larger amounts being expended on such items as maintenance of way and transportation and traf Freight which brought In revenues of increased over Julys Passenger traffic showed ite first several the Increase over July being Much of this was due to t well patronized ex officials Total pas senger revenues for the month were Also under the classification of revenues comes other transporta which gained and incidental and joint which increased The total increase of revenues was railway increased its operat ing expenses to or more than in En tries underbills classification showed the following gain s Maintenance of way and main tenance of and rai line trans For the first eight months of this year the railways total net income baa been operating and operat ing oio IN MOONEY CASE Mountaineer Says He Carried Suitcase Containing Bomb Which Exploded During Pre paredness Day Parade Referring to the chemical indus try of the Kanawha be I want to see the time when this will be the greatest chemical ducing section In the It can not be done under a competitive tar iff for revenue but it can be done under a protective Outlines and Measures outlined a number of re lief measures enacted during the Hoover Including the Reconstruction Finance the home loanbonkand the farm loan He reiterated tils oppo sition to cancellation of war Immediately after the rally Cur willingness of statesmen to nego Fans Of Section Invited To Attend Baseball Party 27 Oregonian tomorrow will carry a signed statement by Paul Calll wellknown Portland moun in which he declares bis belief tbat he is the placed the suitcase bomb San Fran cisco Prepardness day parade July which cost ten lives and sent Tom Mooney and Warren Billings to prison for The Oregonian will quote Calll cottee as saying he acted as un witting agent in the his state ment affirming that he was promised and paid to carry a suitcase from Oakland to San Francisco on tbe day of the Preparedness It was this according to Callicottes belief as expressed the Oregonians which ex ploded at that kill ing ten persons and injuring forty two an act of which Mooney and Billings were convicted of hav ing The suitcase was placed in the exact spot where the explosion oc curred at Steuart and Market the Oregonian quotes Calll cotte as and waa placed only afew minutes before the explosion took Calllcotte was 16 years old at the and had no Idea of the con tents of the the Oregonian his He waa interested solely in making the The Oregonian says he went volun tarily to police headquarters tonight and laid bis story before Chief ot Police Leon Jenkins and Chief of Detectives Harvey They eald his statement would be investi gated and the information will be placed in tbe bands of California HOOVERS REELECTION TO SAFEGUARD GAINS election of President Hoover was held out tonight by Daniel chairman of allied as a way to safeguard the gains made under The head of the organization sup porting prohibition chose the home city of Vice President Curtis for opening speech of a series ot 201 plans to deliver in thirtyone The Poling said in a prepared is not the eight eenth but freedom of Us boarded a train for where he will make a series of speeches Thursday and He will speak at Enid on Thursday night and at Ponca Muskogee and on Republican nom inee for preceding the vice praised President stating that during the present un precedented depression throughout the providence as in other critical periods in the history of the gave the American people the matchless leadership of dent Walter Republican national who presid ed at the likewise praised President Hoover and his adminis referring to the president aa the leader of the economic re habilitation of the Halla nan said that West which he described aa one ot the states dependably Republican was loyal to Hoover and Curtis 1928 and Turn to Last Page The Oregonian said Callicottee INCREASED CARLOADINGS SHOWN IN RAIL REPORTS of halt a dozen railroads today is sued statements recording increased carloadings and interpreting It to portend economic Car loadings for the week ended ber 17 gained percent over the preceding Labor day week the sharp est advance in four The Bur lington road reported that for tbe first time since 1925 September car loadings on the line were higher than the total for ff The Republic Steel company open hearth plant here has increased ingot pro duction to 25 percent of the highest level of operations in several Harvester company officials announced they have contracted tor a million yards of heavy grade cotton duck fabric enough to supply all the binders and combines the firm could manufac in a George vice saidbe believed cot ton has reached its lowest point and that good business principles com pel purchases New Jones and com pany predicted today General Mo tors would finish 1981 with ite posi tion backed by working capital in an DAVIS D accordance with a custom of several years the Pally Telegraph and Sunset News will vide of Bluefleld and vicinity a vivid description ot tbe world series beginning this noon inNew Xpublic address plant this augmented by Bland be frunf Bach pfay wiU be while de account of the game will be announced through the The playrbyplay account of the game will to the newspaper over The Press leased wire and will be relayed to the as sembled fans almost The public i8 invited to attend tjwe world which PV eastern art time forthe No York Fans are not td the service by congregating in the editorial during the period play waa asked why he had not made his and waa quoted aa having given the reasons that his then ware devout Day and would have been hurt with the knowledge be went to parade on the Adventtata sabbath that as sumed from newspaper of tbe bombing and trial thatMooney and Billings were in tbe plot that because ot youth waa afraid to have know his although he knew he was innocent of any criminal Intent that aubBWuentlybe was worried Mayor Broening Of Baltimore Says Accused Told Him Of Dropping Contract With The Loyal Order Of Moose New Sept Mayor William stepped stand in tbe DaV lottery trial Seni bad organizer for ing were about tte affair but hesitated WM quoted M wylnit he now was prompted to makethe State ment lf amount close to tbat held at start of the Improvement in retail sales was given as tbe reason ENGINE WILL BE RECALLED Salt Railroad officials heretoday nouneed approximately 285 train engine wen will repalled to in Utah and southern Idaho wltblo next few to move the gar beet Tbe roads the the Denver and Rl 4 r rtv Senator James 1 old Davis much who has been ber of the Moose since hailed by the defense proof ot their contention sylvanla leader in alleged had given up active Mooae order council meeting ot tlfc and Jenkins 1
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