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Zanesville Signal, The (Newspaper) - May 9, 1940, Zanesville, Ohio Prints the News THE ZANESVILLE SIGNAL Press 4 MFJ c c j j Tells the Truth NCA VOL No 2 ZANESVILLE P THURSDAY EVENING MAY 9 1940 TWO CENTS CHAMBERLAIN STICKS TO JOB Qly Workers Boost Bosses With Posters Herzer Church Find Novel Way To Try for Those people who have com- that the primary election campaign is too changed their minds today It remained for Sheriff Herzer and Harold Church to provide the first bit of excitement in the drab tussle for votes When a crew of city employes began the annual chore of painting traffic lines on the Fifth Street bridge yesterday they bore on their backs an sorted lot of posters and placards proclaiming the fact that their boss A S Herzer is a candidate for clerk of courts Today they transferred their scene of activity to the Y bridge This time instead of the er for Clerk banners they wore placards boosting another city official Harold Church for county engineer Observers was one of the most ingenious and novel out- door advertising schemes ever de- in behalf of a local political candidate Drawing the most attention and at the same time the most laughs from passers-by was the laborer who wore his Vote for Church sign on the seat of his trousers Service Director Herzer and City Engineer Church are oring to transfer their future of- activities from city hall to the courthouse Both are leading members of the Black tion of the Republican party Herzer is after the position now held by Fred Gardner a candidate for reelection while Church will oppose the incumbent county en- gineer John Alter at the primary next Tuesday Twin Cities Witness May Festival When and Malta celebrated the completion of their new athletic field with May Day yesterday Signal Photographer Bob Gilka was on hand to record the highlights of the oration which also included a track meet with Glouster The May Queen Miss Mary Baker is pictured above as she left the stadium flanked by pages and ladies-in-waiting Beside Miss Baker are Miss Donna Abel left and Miss Donna Ellis Pages at far side of the car are Hann and Ivan min Pages m foreground are Gene Bragg Samuel Bone and George Huck At the wheel of the is Mrs Elizabeth Perkins For more pictures of the celebration see Page 8 Announce Plans Cleanup Parade Plans were completed today for the street parade next Tuesday night inaugurating the annua Junior Chamber of Commerce cleanup campaign The parade will form at o'clock on Underwood street near Greenwood avenue and will move south to Main and west through district continuing bridge and the business across the Y ing on West Main street Following a custom established last year members of the Jaycees attired m overalls work shirts and caps and carrying brooms garden tools will lead the parade Fred Luttenberger chairman ol the Jaycees cleanup committee said today that invitations had been extended to all laundries groceries bakeries hardware stores lumber dairies and other business concerns to participate in the parade The Junior Chamber of Com- merce will award prizes for the three most attractive floats in the parade Strikes Leave 950 Harlan Miners Idle HARLAN KY More than 950 coal miners were pM idle today in shutdowns at three Harlan county mines Company spokes men claimed v occurred at the Harlan and mines of the Black Mar Coal company of Alva and at the mines near Evarts of the Creek Coal company Fred W Stout superintendent f Black Star said 800 men were by the shutdown in the Un Black Star mines He said officials don't know hmg about the trouble and that i o demands had been presented thp workers Logan Lewis assistant for Yokum Creek i 130 miners idle at the Evarts iino He said the cause of dis- was not officially known 11 the company He explained the took place after the 1 was unable to find work I wo men who allegedly 1 to work in a certain section of 1 mine Paul Reed Harlan international of the United Mine union and a member of union's grievance committee he had no official reports on shutdowns CHARGE FILED Thp Ohio Germans Charge Miller Was Slain BERLIN The German press apparently on orders from above charged today that Webb Miller general European manager of the United Press had been mur dered by the British secret service Miller's body was found along side a railroad track in suburban London yesterday Taking their cue from the of- news agency which had circulated the charge las night today's newspapers it under sensational headlines In London a spokesman for the foreign office commented on the DNB charge at Mr Webb Miller who was held in great and affection in both ment circles in London met his death by accident It is understood he was traveling home after debate in parliament and opening the wrong door on the railway carnage was instantly killed by a train approaching on another line His death is mourned in London where he had a host oi friends and not the least in govern ment circles who had reason over a number of years to appreciate him not only as a fine dent but as a warm Uh Blatt Secret service against the U S A Murder of the chief correspondent of American news agency Webb Miller was too critical of the He was made to fall out of a train The Boersen Zeitung in a special edition said If any further proof were needed of the nervousness which is overtaking leading lish circles it is given by the treacherous murder of Miller In their perplexity Miller was too dangerous for the London clique The world however again sees the secret service on the job and experiences the destruction of a man who had too great an in- to help line up things in the English manner It will be impossible to make Americans be- Turn to Page Ten Seek to Identify Three Torso Victims YOUNGSTOWN UP Ex- perts in criminal detection studied 75 strands of brown hair and several strands of another color day as the first definite clues to the torso slaying of one of three men whose decapitated bodies were in a railroad box car week The hair was found in the box car by Pittsburgh police along with the bloody print of a human heel smeared on a Former Resident Dies LLOYD R HILES Death Summons Lloyd R Hiles Lloyd R Hiles 29 commercial manager of the Ohio Bell Tele phone company office at Ironton and former resident of Zanesville died early today at the University hospital Columbus following a months illness of tions A native of Crooksville he was a son of Mr and Mrs Ed Hiles of 862 Putnam He attended the Zanesville ic schools and was graduated from Seek to Delay WASHINGTON tration lieutenants sought today to postpone a senate vote on the posed reorganization of the Civil Aeronautics Authority in the hope of strengthening their ranks The house disapproved the re- i the Italian army into Mussolini Avoids Taking Stand on War Advises Nations To Get Accustomed To His Silence Premier Benito Mussolini made an army day on the balcony of Venice palace today and climaxed Italy's war preparations and her long and bitter anti-Allied press and dio campaign by telling a cheering You must get accustomed to my silence The crowd referring to Italy's claims on v Tn j I highlight the festival French Tunisia and set up a rific din expecting to hear some vital statement on the al situation but Mussolini only As for the past month you must get accustomed to my silence Only acts will break my silence Rumors here and abroad for a week that the Allies were getting ready to strike in the ean the recalling of British merchant ships from that sea pre- dictions by lesser Fascist leaders that Italy's hour of destiny was almost at hand and that when she went to war it most certainly would be on Germany's side sharp denunciations of Britain and France by the press and radio the maneuvering of the Italian fleet at full strength all failed to draw any comment from Mussolini The occasion was the fourth an- of the founding with the Pennsylvania Coed Named May Queen at Celebration to le Held on May 18 Miss Lauze of Pa will as queen of the annual Muskingum college May Day festival to be held May 18 at New Concord Miss Lauze a senior is active in organizations at the col- lege She is a member of the in- council choral group a cappella choir the house ment committee and the social club The May Day pageant one of the outstanding spring events at the college will consist of colorful dances and a program of music provided by students of the college conservatory The crowning of the queen will LAUZE organization plan yesterday 232 to 153 and senate rejection would kill it Senator leading the fight against the president's proposal served notice that he would move for its im- mediate senate consideration Democratic Leader Barkley and Senator Byrnes working against McCarran argued that the senate reorganization committee should be permitted to complete hearings on the plan today and tomorrow he high school attended the in 1929 Meredith Later ness college in Zanesville and Cap- tal university Columbus He became associated with the Ohio Bell Telephone company shortly after leaving school and in the Zanesville office un- il about three years ago Mr Hiles was transferred to Uhrichsville and about a year ago vas placed in charge of the com- office at Ironton Surviving in addition to his ents are a sister Mrs Russell Swope of 628 Moorehead avenue and a brother Max of 1254 avenue The body was removed to the Cannan and Cannon funeral home at Crooksville Byrnes said several senators had advised him that they did not fully understand the president's plan which would place the CAA within the framework of the commerce de- It also would abolish the present air safety board and would shift the weather bureau from the agriculture to the com- merce department Republicans expected to give McCarran solid support and leaders on both sides conceded that the vote on immediate con- sideration would be close In the house 77 Democrats joined the solid Republican membership in opposing the reorganization plan In order to act on motion to take up the tion plan the senate decided to lay aside temporarily legislation to stop treasury purchases of foreign silver A vote on that measure may not be reached this week In the house leaders called for action on a transportation which would place water carriers under control of the interstate commerce commission There was some sentiment for the measure to committee for further study The house also was considering senate amendments to increase the farm appropriation to the level Addis Ababa of the new Italian empire It was also army day and had been started off with ing newspapers editorials praising the power and efficiency of the saying that Italians would not remain passive forever in the face of European events There were persons in the Venice square to hear Mussolini and watch him present medals to 37 mothers wives and sweethearts of Italian soldiers killed in opia Spain and Albania Of the occasion Mussolini A day in the history of our tion is May 9 1936 It was of sun-flooded victories a day He left the balcony but cheers back three times a group of officers newspaper Police believe GORED TO DEATH MT The body f Joseph Benge 60 for the Ohio Fuel Gas company was found today on a farm near Jelloway after a nine hour search He had been gored by a bull brought him Each time immediately beneath the balcony started the shout of It had been expected that solini might make some important statement today on the tional situation in which Senator Maraviglia had said in a speech yesterday Italy is now a rather than a non-belligerent DENIES OFFER OF PEACE FLAN Pleads Innocent to Murder NEW MARTINSVILLE W VA j been submitted to II Duce by U S dent Roosevelt's denial that he has offered Premier Benito Mussolini a mediation or peace plan which Mussolini has rejected increased the mystery here today about un- confirmed reports of diplomatic maneuvering by the United States Whatever moves the president has made if any or plans to make as a result of increased war sion still remained hidden by of- silence The only official word relating to the international situation this week came last night in what the White House said was a flat de- nial of a newspaper dispatch from Rome The Rome report said that solini had rejected an offer by Mr Roosevelt to attempt another peace effort that the offer had the recent three Fair and Cool date remained to be fixed today m the case of Mrs Violet Long 16 who yesterday pleaded not guilty to a charge of killing her husband in a quarrel precipitated by his in obtaining medicine for a sick cow I Mrs Long appeared before Judge i J J O'Brien and entered a plea of ambassador to Rome William C Phillips Man Who Sent News Of Maine Sinking Dies NEW YORK Frank H De Weir who typed out the flash on destruction of th battleship Maine in 1898 and recorded 18 took place in Youngstown and that the freight car had been shuttled to Pittsburgh in the course of normal rail operations The brown hair apparently is from one victim Peter Merylo detective said and authorities have joined the seeking to establish i connection between the murders and the brutal un- solved slayings of Cleveland's mad of Kingsbury Run Merylo said the other hair which color he refused to disclose may belonged to the actual fair and continued cool tonight and Friday derer He said the slayer apparently I Gas Co is charged today with labor practices in the id complaint issued against it in n weeks by the labor office A hearing is fi May 20 at Mansfield Today's Signal Index PAGE ice 6 Ks 15 Irs 13 Il tried to mutilate finger tips of the victims in order to prevent cation through prints 20 Stock Markets 23 I'M 4 34 4 Statistics 2 Train Holds Thrill For Son KANSAS Bryan it 5 got a thrill but it because his daddy Capt Otis Bryan piloted the first plane to a landing on municipal airport The moment Bryan stepped off Junior heard a whistle and started to run Oh he shouted there's a City Atlanta Boston Buffalo Chicago Cincinnati Cleveland Columbus Denver Duluth El Paso Kansas City Los Angeles Miami -St New Orleans NPU York Parkersburg Pittsburgh 7.30 A 50 68 41 48 41 48 50 SO Paul 45 49 52 63 41 55 54 55 tion not guilty to a charge of first other wars during 43 years as an Associated Press foreign ment typist and librarian died last night at his home in Queens He was 68 and had been ill eral months His widow four sons and a daughter survive Portland Ore San Francisco Washington Phoenix I Low Stc St Marie Mich 33 Weather tions for the 24 hours ending at 8 a m Atmospheric pressure continues throughout the United State's with relatively low barometers i over Arizona and the Atlantic coast It Is cooler cast of the except In the lower Mississippi ern plains states and upper lake Ion Precipitation Is reported from the lower lattes Middle Atlantic states and southern plains gree murder for the death of her husband Oakey Long last ary 15 Mrs Long is the mother of a Pt 851 two-year-old son She was married Pt Cloudy 64 four years ago Cloudy 71 Clear 57 Clear 48 Cloudy 91 Clear 65 Cloudy 86 Clear 62 Clear 49 Pt Cloudy 48 85 Clear 67 Clear Pt Cloudy 80 Clear 64 PI Cloudy 81 Cloud v 70 Pt Clear in Cloudy 77 Pt Cloudy 72 Cloudy 80 Were You Missed By 1940 Census Have you been enumerated in the 1940 If not or if you have any doubt fill out this blank and mail to Grace Stage Supervisor of Census Ohio Signed Address On April 1 was living at address given below but to the best of my knowledge I have not been ated either there or elsewhere Name Address Noted Hope for Finally Gives From Russia NEW YORK Joe Parallel re- long-sought hoodlum of steps toward both Soviet today in the office of Special and Allied protection of Attorney General were viewed today in Harlan Amen in Brooklyn He diplomatic quarters as accused of kidnaping of possible and co-operation against The charges developed axis in this cor- District Attorney William of Europe er's spectacular investigation is this important murder a in the two reported moves cide syndicate said by the The cutor to have carried out at appeared to be turning 50 killings on assignment for prices as low as a Russia for support while the British and French seek Adonis otherwise known as acceptance of their proffered guarantee of her A Doto turned up at and territorial integrity headquarters shortly after a Yugoslavia is looking wide search had been put help from Russia as well as way with Police the western powers was not Valentine directing the It is possible that her tion of wanted inclination is toward the east both here and in any rate the possibility of Nazis Say entrance into the Balkan picture with a military link to Yugoslavia at a time when the Allies and the axis powers are Transport each other of preparing to invade little countries might stave off war in the Balkans The high command said today that German for how long or with what other long-range results no one could calculate planes had sunk a Allied transport ship off Narvik Norway and an Allied submarine in was learned authoritatively in Belgrade that a Yugoslav military mission would leave shortly for and military consultations It said that the troop ship Russian leaders been sunk by one medium belief was expressed in bomb and that German close to the government planes at Narvik had joined a military forces in an attack on might result from the troops and The British cabinet crisis Yugoslav trade delegation being watched closely here is renewing commercial re- spokesmen said it probably with Russia Only two days intensify the the Moscow economic talks They foresaw either the to Page five ment of British Prime Seville Chamberlain or its successor becoming more aggressive -O appease the critics of the Stays Aloof successful Allied campaign in Ohio Politics The newspaper Deutsche Zeitung said the crisis Vic caused by the British people's disclaimed Band for a policy of any interest in efforts to keep ind extension of the war in in politics and counselled more brutal and comprehensive high expenditures by reiterating his Undaunted by Slim Margin Of Confidence Calls Mart MtM to Colors LONDON The house of commons recessed today until May 21 leaving the Chamberlain apparently determined to remain in office on the strength of last night's slim margin on a vote of confidence Meanwhile Brit- ain's war effort was stepped up by a royal decree making more men available for military service The house rose after David Lloyd George critic of the prime minister had defended himself against a charge that by ing Chamberlain's resignation he had encouraged Hitler Chamberlain members of his war cabinet and opposition leaders were reported in secret tions Geoffrey Mander a left winger said the talks were to de- cide whether by getting rid of the chancellor of the exchequer and the secretary for air the prime minister might be allowed to carry on with partially colleagues Mander told the house that this in his opinion would be perfectly useless Sir John Simon chancellor of the exchequer and Sir Samuel Hoare air minister have been un- der attack from the opposition along with Chamberlain Beverley Baxter a Conservative M P journalist and author was the man who assailed Lloyd George for helping Hitler Lloyd George replied that Brit- ain was to blame for Hitler's rise to power and that since 1922 he had been urging victors to exert The British situation was ed as similar to that in France which overthrew Former Premier Edouard Daladier's cabinet and brought on the Paul Reynaud under an intensify the war mandate The Boersen British conflict Zeitung said was between the two groups differing on ideas of ods but both aiming at Germany's destruction Cox Praises FDR On Foreign Stand ATLANTA Governor James M Cox of Ohio 1920 Democratic nominee for dent declared here last night that President Roosevelt had handled tion to retire from public life next January said in a statement that he would remain aloof from active participation in the Ohio primary campaign I am in no way connected with or interested in the write-in ganda of Vic Donahey for he said Saying that he had mailed his absent ballot to Ohio ahey added that he would refrain as has been my custom from in- dorsing any candidate for governor on the Democratic ticket Donahey declined to say for whom he voted but I do however want to make an observation to my Ohio Excessive money spending cies are a blight and a curse to the international situation rsre skill with i progressive government Tote against candidates At a banquet given in his honor Cox said any charge to the con- trary is born of captious criticism He predicted a victory for the lies in the European war Hitler Sets Free Norwegian Prisoners UP Adolf Hitler today announced that Norwegian war prisoners could return home I have decided to permit soldiers who were taken prisoners to return to their the Fuehrer said in an order of the day The order of the day said that Norwegian soldiers shunned all cowardly and treacherous actions which were commonplace in and fought openly and and treated our wounded and captured soldiers decently to the best of their ability of either party who spend in their campaigns many times more ey than the office would pay in salary Retort From Alert Judge OMAHA Stevens 37 MI answer to what's hi his CMC ten days in jail before Police Judge Lester Palmer on charges Lester ex- that M kangaroo court Judge In the county jail he known Suspended tence Stevens They call me Ten-Day the police judge ob- served sentence Fisherman's Ashes Cast Into River BUFFALO N friends of Albert E Vagt 77 past president of a fishing club carried out hh laft re by casting his Into the Niagara river and reciting this Poor little yon won't have to be afraid of me any Spends Night Picking Up Bricks CINCINNATI Dunn truck driver from ville O was enroute home today after a weary night of picking up bricks It was not a new game Dunn was enroute from Cincinnati to Columbus when his tractor-trailer cargo of bricks collided with an automobile and spilled the cargo Neither Dunn nor Arthur Ryan Sharonville 0 driver of the other car was hurt Lloyd George the World war their authority and carry out the pledges they made in the treaty of Versailles The new registration notice and men be- tween the ages of 2t and 36 will in- crease number of men liable for service or already under arms to The government also prepared to deal sternly with spying sabotage and fifth column The death penalty for grave cases of espionage and sabotage was included in a prepared by the government for presentation to parliament Chamberlain indicated he does not intend to resign at least when he announced he would be willing to arrange a house of commons debate on con- duct of the war two weeks hence if events should make it able Commons is to reassemble May 21 after the Whitsuntide recess and the prime minister under heavy fire for the failure of Brit- ain's military campaign in Norway made his promise of a debate on the war then The statement was made to jor Clement leader of the Labor opposition Replying to critics of a mentary holiday at this critical time Chamberlain said the power already had been given the speaker of the house to summon parliament before May 21 if on the advice of the government he felt it sary A meeting of the war cabinet was called suddenly in Prime ister Chamberlain's room in the house of commons while the house was meeting today Air Minister Sir Samuel Hoare whispered a message to lain during the house's session and the prime then left the chamber with his colleagues Within a few minutes Clement Attlee laborite leader Arthur Greenwood deputy labor leader Sir Archibald Sinclair liberal leader and David Lloyd George prime minister during the world war also left the chamber Their departure aroused tion whether they were taking part in a war cabinet conference re- garding possible entry into the ad- ministration Some informed politicians ex- Chamberlain to tender his resignation to King George VI who then would ask him to form a new government This would dis- solve the cabinet and enable the prime minister to start afresh avoiding the task of personally dismissing ministers Some saw indications that berlain again would invite the labor opposition to join a coalition government To Begin Com Export Subsidy WASHINGTON UP The agriculture department announced today that it will begin a corn xport subsidy program ly The department asked ers to submit offers for the ex- rort of corn to Canadian and Eu- ropean markets The department will pay exporters the difference between American and foreign prices Officials indicated that they ex- to export a considerable mount of corn probably between bushels weeks under the and within a few program which is similar to that used last year to sell ton and wheat
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