Warren Times-Mirror (Newspaper) - December 26, 1940, Warren, Pennsylvania THE WEATHER Occasional light ram anri colder tonight Friday cloudy and colder and light ram or Warren high 54, low 38. WARREN V 0 U M E F 0 R T Y 0 N E Only Paper in Many One Paper in Most Homes DECEMBER 26, 1940 is ad- vantage of leap year will have to work fast only five more I1 R L C E T H R E E C E N T S NAZI TROOP MOVEMENT IN RUMANIA AROUSES SPECULATION Ar Christmas Brings an Unofficial Truce to Britons and Germans International Situation at a Glance on mist-shrouded AtKANS Crowded Trains Bear By Tht Invasion Britain doubles English Channel vigilant against a possible Kazi invasion a now calm Strait of Dovei some believe Germans at- to divert attention from invasion with news of the sending of Nazi troops into The air Unofficial brings continued quiet in air over England and Intense in Albanian mountains tails in Italians reported in 15 miles of Valona to meet Greek drive up the Adriatic coast toward key Italian The Egyptian British continue siege of ian base in c Chief Executive To Q J PRODUCER DIES IN SANITARIUM guard of an t Fresh German Soldiers Through Be Very gary Indicating About War Aid Plans ity of Showdown Be- tween Axis And Soviet Russia Over Control of Vital Danube River WAR AGAINST TURKEY MAY BE CONTEMPLATED BV B- Dec. 26 trains bore thc vanguard of an estimated fresh German troops through gary into Rumania Stirling speculation on the possibility of a showdown between powers whose conflicting interests in the kans long have threatened to turn this corner of Europe into a Military experts estimated many already had approximately in mans and Rumanians said they were guarding vital of oil and training thc Rumanian a in modern methods of First official disclosure of thc IT w massed Nazi movement came m an announcement by thc railway administration that train service would be to clear for passage of 1.1 fiO troop at thc rate of 30 to between now and Jan. 21. of the holiday official in Berlin were not disclosure followed closely that i i Rumanian experts who had conferring nearly two months in finally had gone after failing to decide which nation or of nations should control the ant mouths of the Danube the Reich's supply line to the east. it was said the ings would be resumed at thc end thc Axis delegates on the one there was a wide breach but informed sources hand Russian tives on the with the latter firmly insisting on Soviet Russian control of thc Danube Reports from Bucharest quoted Russian diplomats as declaring op- that the Red army was pre- paring to occupy thc mouths of the Danube and thc Rumanian p: of Moldavia as far west as the river after thc first of the Thc Rumanian police sought to stem an exodus of davian residents by denying what called these ors Diplomatic sources speculated that the new German troop ments might be connected closely with thc Danube designed to reinforce thc Nazi sition by a show of The same also saw the possibility of action against Turkey in a German nach to the to rage Dec. A White House secretary said today that President Roosevelt would be about war aid to Britain in his wide radio address Sunday but would give no ures on any phase that might be helpful to any other Stephen press told think the president will be very specific about what he says on aid to would not look for any specific figures in it on or any information that any other government might like to The first from thc White House in many will be broadcast over threi national radio chains from to 10 p. EST. Early indicated the speech also deal lather with administration efforts speed up domestic production of war Hc said the chief Completed a tentative rough of the talk Christinas but had not gone over it ITALIAN PAPERS PRINT PART OF CHURCHILL TALK Daniel Dean of American cumbs in New York from i Complications Resulting From Fall in November STARS New Dec. iel 89, dean of American stage died at a. m. today in thc Leroy Sanitarium of complications lowing a one of the most dis- in the history of thc American has been in the sanitarium since November 4, when he broke his right hip in a fall in his hotel The veteran who ed develop many of the leading stage stars for more than two i kept an unflagging inter- est in the although hc had been professionally inactive for many Hc retained a studio over thc Lyceum and lined its walls with hundreds of autographed photos and handbills reminiscent of a gone day when he and his Charles died in the sinking of thc Lusitania the World the nation's leading He kept in touch with the i ALBANIAN FIGHTING CURTAILED Rain and Snow Slow ing on Greek Italian Battlefront But Athens Reports Continued Ad- vance Along Adriatic Coast North of Without Contacting the Main Line of the Corfu is Bombed ROME CLAMS SINKING OF BRITISH CRUISER Authorities Say Proposal to Limit Draft To is Premature BY KEX INGRAHAM Dec. 26-t.l'i Military authorities said today that in and out of of a proposal to limit conscription to 21-year-old men was premature by at least throe Earlier adoption of a they would an unfairly large of the men in one we got into war in the near future with our army built up on that one ing draft official bulk they would oils be the most It was primarily to avoid such a officials that the existing law was made to apply to men between 21 and 36, although another im- reason was to make available a pool Many army experts concede that the conscription of men by individual age Europe's military class has ad- vantages over that in effect They point that the plan is basically a system of military whereas the United draft law was designed to create an army in a relatively short Bargain Weddings In Georgia County 26- County J. fays his marriage business is going In the dogs the boys air afraid it they'll be oC living In dudge the To mccl ilus n ho ran this advertisement m ihe Fitzgerald clearance wedding complete with i ma triage i legal civil mony cial this only for In ides over 18 in Bon Hill complete legal GUARD AT CHANNEL Ministry Predicts Reduction 0 o DM Q n Present Rations May Be Necessary Soon By Associated Presi Dec. and snow slowed fighting on thc battlefront but the Greeks reported they continued their ad- vance the Adriatic coast north of without Ing thc main Italian j Over most of the front ments were of a local The battle for and Klisura in the central continued in intense cold and waist-deep j A captured lieutenant-colonel of i the Italian army said Fascist were suffering severely from the weather and the difficulty of p getting He said many i battalions were reduced from 700 men each to 200 because of This who commanded Bersaglieri said many had died from cold while many were hospitalized for severe A Christmas bombing of Corfu by Italian warplanes after British planes had the land with gifts was reported by the Greek Command today to have killed 13 persons and wounded about 30. Most of the victims women and children the High Command It the outbreak of the been bombed 23 to international HELP PRESIDENT INSPECT GIFTS Holiday Gayety Continues To Fill White House While East Room is Made Ready for Debutante Dance This Evening A GUEST Lord Wool Ion Turns Down Restaurant Patrons Should Have Coupons Clipped From Books as Was Procedure Before PROPOSAL FOR RESTRICTION OF ELECTION FUNDS Dec. Holiday gayety continued to fill thc White House while the east room was made tor a debutante dance The party will honor Joan 17-year-old daughter of the She Dec. Italian press has given its public a brief summary of British Prime Minister Churchill's radio appeal to a ill asked thc Italian people to cast off. Premier Mussolini as the one who your country to the rid verge of and said there was traditional friendship Britain and The with sarcastic comment appended to thc various was published Christmas In official ian news went back to the League of Nations sanctions applied to Italy because of her Ethiopian the attempt to strangle Italy economically through a League of Nations to starve our women children and place our legionary army in difficulty while it was fighting in finally to give the Italian people a bit of breathing is a mere trifle by Mr. the agency Stefani added that it was ironical that Churchill's suggestion that the Italian monarchy make its voice heard coincided with King Vittorio Emanuele's message to the troops when lit. said that obstacle and no difficulty 1 the glorious rise of Only two years wrote his own obituary and sent it to newspapers with this enclose an article for your As I may you may want these Anxious sent to in- the state of his found him comfortably lounging To Page Italian raids were directed against civil population British Royal Air Force earlier in the dny had dropped at the White House in the eight Two years ago nor niece of Mrs. lin D. was presented at Christmas dance at the tive Before to be held around the Christmas Joan and a small will be President and A much younger set dominated the White Christmas Five children helped the inspect his to REWARD CLAIMANTS ARE TURNED DOWN LIBYAN PORT IS HELD IN GRIP OF 8-ycar-old daughter of Harry er secretary of and the three children of the Crown Prince and Princess of Norway 10, 8, and Ha 3. Crown Prince Olav and Crown Princess together with to Page SCARCITY OF Dec. 26- Britain's meat ration is likely to be reduced from that purchasable for one ing tenpence 37 per week to purchases of one shilling sixpence 'M per week per person eaily in it was reliably rations meat by rather than Thc one ing- tenpence allowance bought about a pound and a half of liver and which have not now may be pait ol the of the who until now have enjoyed larger arc expected take a cut in proportion to that given the civilian population in the pew order by Minister of Food Loi d Lord Woolton turned down a gestion that restaurant patrons should have coupons clipped from their ration as was tbe in tbe last A food ministry official said there might be a temporary reduction in ounces of butter if convoys were but that so Britons will receive a laiger fat allowance than any of the inhabitants of en- emy countries or He the output of margarine had doubled in the to Page FIVE-DAY HUNT FOR SLAYER IN Chairman Gillette Asks Committee Members to Study Variety of Ideas For Limiting Both the In- dividual Gifts and Total Expenditures CAMPAIGN RECALLED Dec. 26- of individual political contributions may be by the senate campaign 1 expenditures committee in an fort to curb thc expense of al Chairman Gillette has asked members to study a variety of proposals for limiting bolb individual gifts and the total expenditures by party Although the Hatch act fixes as I be maximum ex- for party commit tees in one year and specifies that ual donations must not exceed 000, Gillette lias estimated that more was in tbe November presidential This came be be- cause of multiple 01 sanitations for Each be contended that the only limitation nn its expenditures was the set by thc contributions to local and stale campaigns were ed from the individual Chief among the for stopping up these loopholes has been R proposal for a law similar In that which governs elections in This would call for pointment of a fiscal agent who would be for the ex- in n In Wipe j Picked Troops Armed With Light Machine Guns and Other Automatic ons Comb Beaches and Watch Every Cleft of Chalk Cliffs of the Dover Region as London Strengthens Vigilance Against Possible Invasion Attempt NO WHINE OVER HOLIDAY PERIOD Dec. 2fi. British guards on Ihe channel coast were doubled today against thc ity of a German through mist covering the I calm of I Picked troops armed with guns l light l and oilier automatic weapons combed the benches and every cleft of tbe chalk cliffs of Dover Traffic along the coast was ed barricades and and passengers Even soldiers and in forni were required to All of these preparations toe If place as an unofficial t truce continued London sources said that up to 2 p n a. no had crossed Ihe British coast I Thc German embassy in ington said Tuesday night it received word fiom Berlin Nazi planes would refrain from attacks on British during the Christmas holiday period if British in turn would suspend I It was indicated the would last at least through Dec. and possibly through New recalled Field Marshal General Walther vvi Christmas Eve ad- dicts to German troops which taken to indicate that Adolf ler's plans for an invasion of land by no means had been British military circles in said this is absolutely no change in the situation along the Tbe absence of either Gc or planes to Belief on Dec. 53.000 reward posted in the Faye Gates slaying will not be to any of four the Centre county commissioners have The office said that after a conference with state officials it was decided that none of the four were instrumental in the arrest and conviction of ard Millender now is a life sentence for thc death of the young match factory whose body was found in a lonely section near her The claimants were nw TWO FLIERS STEEL BY BRITISH NEAR o. PLANS MADE FOR DEER GEORGIA ENDS TO ENTER WALL ST. FIRM of Famed Editorial Flies Dies in New York of Heart Attack 1 New Dec. was reprinted in hundreds of old MacDonald 64, war i It Joseph a former state Louis E. Mount and Elmer correspondent and author of the New York Sun's famous Flies died of a attack I an and writer for the Sun since 3925, was stricken on a subway j platform after leaving his Although widely known for thc posts he in almost half a with skill within the cockpit and faith upon the Does solitude surround the brave when adventure leads thc way and ambition reads thc Is there no company with him for whom the air is cleft by daring and thc darkness is made light by emprise the fragile bodies of his fellows do not weigh down his century of newspaper i the fretful minds of son achieved his greatest public j weaker men are lacking from his recognition by a crowded but as his airship to Colonel Charles keeps her course he holds com- A. Lindbergh after the latter's with those rare spirits that I solo flight to Paris in 1927.' inspire to intrepidity and by their Thc dashed off in a few sustaining potency give strength to I minutes and printed while thc resource to content to J of St. was j over the with the out- With what other com- me of thr flight became panions man fly to journalistic classic overnight and whom the choice were given OF SILENT SCREEN IS DEAD Dec. res. who stardom in the old lent screen retired to matic sidelines when the talkie era started and later made an comeback died Christmas Day of a cerebral Miss a film contemporary of Gloria Swanson and Wallace Reid and whose outstanding roles were in Affairs of Ana and opposite Rudolph Valentino in had been in failing health for some She suddenly was stricken on Christmas Eve and died later in a to Dec. The siege of Bardia entered its tenth day today with thc Italian garrison facing pressure from British forces ing the battered Libyan port in a grip of Reports from the front ed thc Italian air force was ing desperate efforts to break up British preparations for a final sault on the beleaguered which British headquarters hinted might not be long Fascist dive bombers were ported to be taking an active in the defense of but the British said tney had proved ly ineffective and caused few British military circles here would not say how soon they ex- Bardia to but sized the lines around the town were being reinforced and that the position would become more difficult daily as soon as food and water supplies Mechanized British forces said to be continuing activity in the desert south and west of while thc Air Force lo Taje Nino POLITICAL LEADER DIES Dec. -At- torney Henry G. a mer state Republican chairman and former judge of Allegheny county common pleas died last night after a heart He was 72. a at thc turn of thc was named state chairman in 1904 after President Theodore That was thc last year the state chairman was en by the party's Dec. 26 Two young steel workers wore killed and a student pilot injured critically yesterday in a crackup nt the new municipal airport at 30 miles north of Henry 2-1. and Eugene C. 39, both lost their lives in plane owned jointly by Alfred 20, and Al of New Pa. Rossi suffered a broken leg and internal in- Sheriff Roy said he vas told Ihe biplane Had been stunting and leveled off 31 about 300 with Rossi at The ship banked and HOLIDAY DEATH TOLL OVER 390 By The Associated holiday toll of at least 390 i deaths 21 was recorded today in of tbe nation's observance of Traffic accidents accounted for fatalities Christmas Eve and Christmas while 109 others violent deaths swelled the total from coast to coast to more than half thc three-day weekend toll of 678 last In Pennsylvania at least 20 were killed in traffic two were an- other and one was fatally in a Of the 48 New York ted 1 to Page Dec. 26 A day manhunt in two states foi thc slayer of a highway man ended today al Fulton county a youthful escaped convict who had a and with hounds and was with Georgia Public Safely Lou Sullivan said the booked as Charles ad- hc shot Patrol F. Black at Ga night Black him foi reckless di Sullivan asserted Coat PS. ened by loss of blood liom deep facial gashes and by and i fell to thc ground rally night and surrendered without M- to members of a that had followed a through the hills of north and east A caliber revolver was found in The capture came soon UK fugitive leaped from a stolen mobile when cornered by and Tennessee and into thc Thc car careened fiom road and was Two with bloodhounds overtook The fugitive his face with his He turned to Sullivan and Thc fugitive was shot during thc but wa- trail of hloo commissioner gashes on thc fugitive suffered when hc fell barbed wire fence soon Dec. was i in readiness today lei the annual deer feeding month which is attract cm spoilsmen to rind Potter W. G. nf Cam i i on County Kod and Gun club find originator ol the idea of. trying dcci from as date and St. Marys and DuBois MS Lamonte Ki cider of ol the Bucktail Rod and Gun designated ol the com- v ill come ny bus and work four to hours each in the woods trimming and cutting trees and generally ar- New Dec. 2G- U. Jr. ed foi a job as n clerk in .i Wall Sheet law Announcement that tbe 28-yeai- old son of the president would join of Purlin Jan. 0 was last night by Wallace P. Last it announce 1 young Roosevelt won id become thc law firm of but instead he took part in his fathi r's campaign for Young wus graduated from in and received a bachelor ol nits degree at varri in 1937 and a degree at ihe University of Virginia June 30. 1937. he married Ethel Du Pont of the u I Del i Women to Have Greater Voice Next Year in Laws of the Nation and the States not the om it a was slam and Coates fled Women ai c going to have a greater voice next year in making the laws ol the nation and thc A survey by thc League of Women Voters showed that 140 women elected to the of 29 states in ago 130 women were elected m 28 The number of feminine state is from 11 to 9. In eight Republicans and three Democrats will take in Congress Jan. 3, and 12 women will be sworn in- to major state offices this The only congressional is Miss who is returning to the house she 22 years as thr nation's re- An ardent peace ad- she voted against United Stales entrance into thc World Senator Hattie W. Caraway Ark t who was up for i in will back six congressional all to the As in Republican women will outnumber Democrats in thn state but ratio of increase is higher among thc Democratic Democratic women legislators for 1941 61, against 4S in 1939. Republican women ers number 76, against 72.