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Athens Messenger (Newspaper) - August 10, 1937, Athens, Ohio Fall hats Are Bulky turn to Page 7 for pictures of what women w ill be wearing. Buikus itlr00 Aiger weather showers tonight w wednesday Little change in temperature in Southern Ohio. Vol. Xxxii no. 221 the c had press Athens Ohio tuesday Augustio 1937 International new8 service three cents flare up Wisconsin City scene of picketing by foes of Hitler followers with a Hitler shall not pass Quot As their marching cry anti nazi pickets Are shown above As they jeered members of the German american Volks bund meeting in their clubroom at Kenosha wis. Volks bund members barred by the town Council from holding their annual picnic in a Park held Possession on the sidewalk pickets heckling them from the Street. Sam Brown belts military Caps putters dark trousers and White shirts Mark the Volks bund members who responded to the Call expressed on the sign in German above the Hall. Its literal translation is a German groups in America awake. It is in recognition of your German heritage that you must take part in the gatherings in this three killed six a injured in crash of Florida plane Chicago Miami liner strikes High tension wire As it takes off at Daytona Beach two fliers passenger Are victims. Daytona Beach a three persons were killed and six others were injured seriously today when an Eastern airline plane a truck a High tension wire while taking off and plunged to the ground. The dead were flight Captain Stewart g. Dietz Miami Pilot Robert g. Reed Miami Peter Philpot passenger address unknown. The plane in route from Chicago to Miami made a regular scheduled Stop Here and had started to take off when it crashed at about 5 a. In. China peace army guards native City troops in Shanghai to resist Jap demands in recent killing. Shanghai a chinese tonight reinforced their a peace preservation regiments defending the Hungtao Ai drome railway stations and the Industrial areas of the native City and prepared to resist japanese demands that they punish immediately soldiers who killed a japanese naval officer and a Seaman late monday. Meantime the japanese were not pressing their demands for immediate action although High officers of the japanese naval staff w to met in Tokyo with rear Admiral Mitsumasa Yonai Navy minister presiding announced they had decided to a a punish the chinese if they persist in maintaining a Quot provocative there was an increasing opinion that the japanese were Loath to Start a general conflict in Shanghai. Japanes real interest for the present is in North China and her policy of surrendering her Concession in Haikou to the chinese and evacuating her nationals from the whole Yangtze Valley Region Wras cited As an indication that she does not want to Start major military operations in this area now. Still hold Railroad chinese asserted they had 80,000 men Northwest of piping and were holding the entire piping Hankow railway area. Japanese air planes continued to bomb railway stations along the line and their artillery kept up a sporadic bombardment of the chinese entrenched positions below the strategic Nan Kou pass about 25 Miles Northwest of the ancient Northern former capital through which the railway line passes from the Plains of North China into the mountains along the great Wall. the piping Hankow railway Southwest of piping the japanese had advanced to a Point about 25 Miles from the Walls of piping. Their air planes again strafed chinese concentrations around Pao Ting fun with machine guns and dropped occasional bombs. South of tientsin on the Tient sin Puskow railway the chinese continued to hold a line to the North of Mac hang. Units of the 29th army which has been reformed after being driven from the piping area by the japanese clashed repeatedly with japanese cavalry patrols. Hint of punishment for democratic insurgents seen after presidents refusal to attend Senate dinner 3-year-old grabs lift on Oil truck Gallipolis staff special a when the Driver of an Oil and Gas truck neared Porter monday he was amazed to see in the rear vision Mirror two Small feet dangling from a narrow shelf along the outside of the Large vehicle. Stopping to investigate he found his passenger to be the three year old son of postmaster and mrs. Von Thompson of Alice who had Ridden in his perilous seat for 15 Miles. The adventurous youngster went Back Home this time on the front seat with the Driver. Dietz at the controls had piloted the plane Down the runway and it had just left the ground w Hen the undercarriage struck a High tension Power wire installed two hours previously according to Airport officials. Airport officials said the Pilot Relief issues to be debated Dayton a Ohio a Relief financing problem will be brought into the open once More when the unofficial Relief committee of the Ohio league of municipalities meets in Columbus on aug. 17. Earl Hagerman Dayton finance director who is president of the league predicted that the proposed Relief discussion May Lead to another special session of the Ohio legislature to consider Relief financing. A when the facts about the present Relief emergency in the principal cities of the state become generally known to the Public we not see How governor Davey can refuse to act in calling the legislature to consider the problem a Hagerman said. Killed while Reading novel Iii farm Home East Liverpool mrs. Ruth Cranston age 48, was shot to death Early today by an assailant who fired a Shotgun charge through the window of her room As she Lay in bed Reading a novel in her farm Home in Knox town a hip. Sheriff Harry Gosney and Coroner Arnold w. Devon sought Jjohn Borgwardt age 21, mrs. Cranston a son in Law for questioning. He had been separated from his wife and recently returned to Columbiana county after spending several months in California. Ninth congressman Dies Washington a a the death of rep. Theodore Peyser d., n. Y., sunday brought to nine the number of congressmen w to have died during the present session. Seven were House member two senator. Evidently did not know it was there or misjudged its height in taking off. Fire is put out the motor of the plane caught fire when the ship crashed but the flames were extinguished before reaching the Cabin of the ship and none of the occupants was burned. Mail and baggage on the plane were taken off without great damage. The ship was completely demolished. The injured had to be dug from the wreckage. Airport officials said one of the injured was a mexican and his condition was serious. All the other injured were reported conscious and in Quot fair two band member Hurt in Auto mishap Fostoria two members of the orchestra led by Jackie Coogan former boy movie actor suffered minor injuries monday night when the truck carrying the bands instruments skidded into a ditch outside Alvada eight Miles South of Here on route 23. Both continued to Toledo where the orchestra played monday night. The company of 18 was driving to Toledo from Buckeye Lake o. Missing girl joins circus Norfolk a. A a Doris a a Billy major Beautiful blonde Washington Cd a cig Aret girl who had been mysteriously missing eight Days today won her fathers reluctant permission to Start a career As a circus Bare Back rider. A i guess its better than the River a remarked her father Malcolm major Washington newspaper artist after the two were United Here monday at a circus. It was feared the girl had drowned while swimming. The girl told her father she had seen an advertisement for riders in a theatrical Magazine several w weeks ago. A a in be been Riding horses since i was knee High a she said a so i just picked up and left. I told the circus folks i was Dale Over two million Ohio voter balloting today Columbus a candidates for City offices were being nominated today in Many Ohio municipalities of which Akron was the largest. By special provision of their municipal Charters several other cities have set their primaries for later dates including Columbus and Toledo on sept. 21 and Cleveland on sept. 28. It was estimated at the Secretary of states office that 750,000 voters would go to the polls in 3,500 of the states 8,600 precincts. A total vote of 2,250, is expected in the november elections. Body is recovered body of Daniel e. Blouir age 36, who drowned while trying to save a companion Fred Curtis was recovered from the Muski Ngum River near Here. Blame hoodlum for raid on Texas labor meeting Dallas a police today blamed disorganized hoodlums for the raid on a labor rally monday night and the kidnapping of Herbert Harris age 47, socialist j party organizer who was oiled and feathered and dumped from an automobile at a Busy Street Cor i Ner. A mob of about 20 men invaded it the Park where the meeting Wasj in Progress and overturned Harris automobile. Harris Helper George Lambert i age 23, was slightly bruised in a scuffle with the men. Police believed the attack was not related to the kidnapping earlier in the Day of George Baer age 38, vice president of the United hut Cap and millinery workers of j America who was seized from the Street by three men taken to the country and beaten. The attack on Baer was believed to have been inspired by hostilities Between the c. I. O., to which the Union belongs and the a. F. l. The Cio recently began a membership drive in Dallas industries where the a. F. l. Has been entrenched. Baer lost two Teeth. He was found on the Highway by a Motorist. Harris was put out of the kidnapper so car on the Street beside the Dallas news building. He had been stripped to his shorts and shoes and was dripping crude Oil and generously flecked with Chicken feathers. Will prosecute recruiting for foreign wars los Angeles a a warning against recruiting americans for foreign military service came from Federal authorities today because of reports that 10,000 have volunteered tor a a Yankee brigade to fight the japanese in China. The warning was Given . Russell l. Hearn american Soldier of Fortune and one time commander of a chinese division. Assistant District attorney Hal Hughes said he cautioned Hearn against violating the neutrality Law. A we told him a Hughes said a that anyone recruiting americans for the chinese army or any other army would be Hearn recently announced plans for heading an International brigade of volunteers against the japanese in North China. He denied he did any recruiting and warned against agents who May solicit funds in his name. Horses receive a Kidnap baby Chicago or Little Donald Horst played at the Home of his Foster parents today while authorities investigated irregularities in registration of his birth 31 months ago. Martha Horst who nurtured him from Babyhood and Lydia Regan who gave him away at birth Only to seize him Back again last week were summoned for a quasi Crim Inal investigation of or. John a. Rose attending physician when the child was born. . Rose is accused of falsifying a birth registration by naming Martha and Otto Horst As the real parents. Donald was returned to the horses temporarily late monday by county judge Emond k. Jarecky after they petitioned for formal adoption papers. The court set aug. 23 for a hearing on the petition. Register fingerprint photograph criminal Cleveland the exclusive suburb of Shaker Heights will be still More exclusive under an ordinance passed As an emergency measure by City Council. The ordinance one of the most drastic in that City a history Calls for a system of registration for All residents and would be residents convicted of a felony within the last to years. The ordinance goes into effect wednesday and provides for criminal registration fingerprinting physical description and photographs of All persons. Gibson must answer for Bank robberies Columb us &Gt�?Clair Ralph Gibson age 31, head of the notorious Quot Gibson gang which robbed the Linden Branch of the Ohio National Bank Here of $7,000 in 1934. Today was on his w a to St. Paul minn., in the custody of a men to answer for two Bank robberies there. Federal agents quoted Gibson who w As arrested july 30 in Oregon As confessing that since 1932 he and his associates have engaged in 22 Hank robberies three attempted Bank robberies and throbbing of an Auto finance company at Barberton o. Canadian wheat crop smallest in 30 years Ottawa the Dominion Bureau of statistics estimated today that Canadas Spring wheat crop will be the smallest in 30 years. The report said the yield would be Only 35 per cent of the Long term average. A will on expense account los Angeles a Charles h. Brown w Rote his will in the Edge of a household expense account. Today the will had been admitted to probate by Superior judge Joseph a viewers three pieces of legislative program stand As possible threats to congressional adjournment a sometime next week. Washington a agriculture Price fixing and sugar marketing legislation today presented possible threats to plans for congressional adjournment next week. Regardless of potential snags the House leadership with the bulk of the Quot five Point legislative program on its hands was gearing for passage later this week of the wages and hours Hill and the Wagner Steagall housing measure. Early next week the tax loophole closing Bill w ill be in shape for a House floor fight. Differences Over the lower court Bill were being adjusted rapidly in conference Between House and fifth a a must Bill the sugar regulation program remained before a Senate committee after passing the House in anti administration form. Sen. Pat Harrison d., miss., arranged to discuss a Compromise with the president today. The wage and hour Bill ready for House action except for a right of Way Rule from the powerful rules committee became enveloped in the farm loan scrap. Several several southerners on the rules committee were working to Force a House democratic caucus to put up to the majority membership a proposal that the Bill be sidetracked until the president gives Assurance of crop Loans. The ways and Means committee hoped to wind up two Days of open hearings on the tax loophole closing Bill today. Await Fdl a orders congressional leaders looked to the White House for a pronouncement that would silence demands for emergency crop Loans and farm production control legislation. <44n an agriculture department estimate that 1937 Cotton production would be 15,593,000 Bales highest immigrant not aware he took marriage vow ambridge7pa. a the English language so confused Young Marcus Sirris just Over from Greece that he became a married Man without knowing it. Marcus asked a judge to annul his marriage to Alexandria Zaza Glia because As he explained through an interpreter it. Was All a mistake. In Ambridge he met Alexandria who spoke his language and was Friendly. One night they visited a Man in an office Justice of the peace Stephen Tkatch and the Man talked a lot and Marcus just grunted. Marcus made other acquaintances and his visits to alexandrian a House became fewer. Several months ago another Man came to him and said his wife wanted to make his a a arrest for desertion and non support. His wife Marcus did no to know he was married. Alexandria on the stand agreed with Marcus version. Laguardia to Lead fight on sex crimes new York f. H. Laguardia took charge today of a drive to end a wave of sex crimes against minors. Ile Learned a Man was arrested in new York City every six hours for some offence involving sexual depravity. Laguardia suggested incarceration for life of insane sex offenders after police commissioner Lewis j. Valentine confessed he did not know How to halt depredations which have resulted in 1460 arrests and the murder of two Small girls this year. Trans Atlantic flier accused of smuggling new York our Quot a assistant u. S. Attorney Richard j. Burke today asked an indictment against Charles a. Levine who flew the Atlantic to Germany with Clarence Chamberlain on june 4, 1927, charging him with smuggling 5, he pounds of costly Tungsten powder into this country from Canada. In six years brought Hope in Congress that the chief executive would soon outline his future course. He returned today from a week end at Hyde Park n. Y., his summer Home. The agriculture department today forecasts 1937 production of All principal crops except Cotton. Economists said the report will have a a Strong hearing on Price for this years crops. Farm prices Are declining. House and Senate leaders promised farm blocs legislative right of Way for the legislation next session. They said they would give assurances to or. Roosevelt if he Calls them to the White House. P a chairman Ellison Smith p., s.c., of the Senate agriculture committee and chairman Marvin Jones d., tex., of the House committee pledged their groups to work during the recess on a comprehensive farm control program. They warned against attempting to legislate immediately in a a a haphazard fashion. Trapped is Etc York patrolman is held for slaying of girl. A Model youth sentenced in Brief hearing Appleton wis. A a Glen Barker ago 24, was sentenced to from 14 years to life in a state Penitentiary today in a 5-minute trial Here. He pleaded guilty to the knife slaying of Helen Welhouse age 18, at a country dance sunday night. Barker hitherto regarded As a a Model youth said he danced with Helen several times before they a sat out a dance and she asked him to return her picture. She wanted to give it to a Man named Vern to whom she said she was engaged. A if she had wanted to give it to George Ketner a boy Friend of mine i have objected. But i did no to think she should give it to Vern a Barker told officers. A i done to think she knew any Vern and that she was not telling the Quot i opened my knife while it w As still in my right hand pocket a he said. A was soon As i had my knife open in my pocket i pulled it out and struck her in the neck. Just As i was about to hit her she said Zioncheck s Willow in new Romance report Hollywood. A > mrs. Rubye Nix Zioncheck pretty widow of Marion a. Zioncheck late congressman from Washington who is in Hollywood seeking a movie career hinted a Romance today with Leo Fields Baltimore and new York theater Man. She said they Are still Only Good friends but added a maybe my being Here had something to with his making a trip recovering from bite god and f Aith Aid ? Thomas l. V. Heckler who announced that a god is my Only doctor and Faith my Medicine a apparently was recovering today from the bite of a Copperhead Snake. He was bitten As he handled the Snake a ceremony at the Church of god Here. The ceremony climaxed a period of revival services under direction of Rev. George Hensley evangelist and his sister mrs. Belle Law son. Arthur Chalmers the hint that Irma Louise Pradier Hospital employee had been Friendly with a mounted policeman started new York City detectives on a process of elimination that finally jointed to patrolman Arthur h. Chalmers who fessed killing her accidentally in a struggle. Her a body was found beside Harlem River Parkway and contained bullets like those or Ilia i Radier police use. Ohio paralysis cases mount Columbus the first to Days of August have brought reports of 67 cases of infantile paralysis in Ohio to the state health department. Most of these occurred in the last few Days of july As Case reports ordinarily Are delayed for a week or More in coaching the department. Twenty four new cases were reported monday and today 43 last week and 54 in the entire month of july. This weeks 24 rates included Hamilton county 15 Franklin 2 Licking 3 Muski Ngum Montgomery Lawrence and Guernsey one each. Hamilton and Licking counties continued As the principal centers of the disease according to or. Finley Vanorsdall chief of the health departments division of communicable diseases. Roo Spault sign Large fund Bill reluctantly Washington ins a the White House announced today that president Roosevelt has signed with a eth greatest reluctance the $132,732,01 0 Interior department appropriation Bill. The president waited until the last minute to Art on the Bill which contains a $14,-483,000 item for vocational education. The exer Tive based his objections primarily on this item. Demand Sines release London Grent Britain presented Spanish nationalist authorities today with a formal peremptory demand that they release at once three British merchantmen Melton candles ton Castle and Mir Upano which they hold. For believed not yet ready to f forgive or forget opposition. Washington a a president Roosevelt decided today against attending tonight a senat democratic Harmony dinner thereby creating an impression that his not yet ready to forget his differences with legislators who helped scuttle the judiciary reorganization program. Some legislators charge the administration plans reprisals but other party leaders deny boaters will be punished. Sixty or More Senate democrats will meet tonight in a banquet to Honor majority Leader Alben w. Barkley w to was chosen by a one vote margin Over sen. Pat Harrison Miss., to succeed the late Joseph t. Robinson. . Roosevelt a absence in View of invitations which said he would appear High lighted democratic turmoil. The president scarcely could avoid making a speech on an occasion. Choice of his remarks would lie Between a Promise to forgive and forget his recent difficulties with the Senate or a reprimand for democrats who have bolted new Deal policies. Considerable significance was attached to the fact that or. Roosevelt preferred to remain at Home and avoid making that Choice. Discord jars the Harmony chorus in both major parties. Former president hoovers proposal for a mid term Republican National convention to plan 1938-40 Campaign strategy had a varied reception of acclaim doubt and silence. Congressional democrats still a punch drunk after the judiciary Battle. Repairs to be difficult judiciary shrapnel blasted in democratic bulwarks great breaches which will not he repaired easily. Sen. Royal s. Copeland d., n. Y., tammany candidate for mayor of new York City carried the court controversy a step further Here with a charge that or. Roosevelt was opposing his mayoralty nomination As a a a reprisal for opposition to the White House judiciary program. The Indiana democratic organization already has declared War on sen. Frederick Van Guys who opt posed or. Roosevelt on the judiciary Bill. Copeland later introduced in the Senate a Resolution for a constitutional amendment to forbid any person serving More than two terms As president of the United states. Introduction of this Resolution followed immediately i charge of Quot dictatorship against or. Roosevelt and the complaint of interference in the new York mayoralty primary. The party division Over judiciary reorganization new Yorkus mayoralty election and a tendency of conservative Southern democratic legislators to pull away from Tho new Deal foretell political fireworks henceforth and possibly they will Lead to a party Pudge be Foo presidential election Day in november 1940. A resident returns from three Day vacation Washington a a president Roosevelt returned to Washington today from a three Day vacation at Hyde Park new York. He will remain at the White hous until Congress adjourns. Before he left Hyde Park White House Secretary Marvin h. Mcintyre issued a formal statement denying published reports that the president had taken sides in the race for the democratic mayoralty nomination in new York City. The report arose after Edward j. Flynn party Leader in Nev York s Bronx District spent part of sunday at the Roosevelt family estate. Flynn is supporting Jeremiah t. Mahoney against sen. Royal s. Copeland anti administration candidate at the democratic primaries. Riot precautions taken As thousands View bodies of Mother and a death baby Philadelphia a a police took emergency precautions against riot and suffocation among the multitude at the funeral of mrs. Mary Boccassini wife of a poor italian immigrant and her infant daughter today. Mrs. Bodcaw Sini obscure in life had been made subject to frenzied curiosity in death. Her dead body had Given up through a surgical operation the living body of a baby who survived her 46 hours. Until Early today a Long queue of strangers filed past her casket Iii the Public room of an undertaking establishment in one of the j poorer districts. Outside the Street 1 was jammed with automobiles and waiting crowds. Neighbor Hung out of window s an were packed i on the sloops of houses. Over All gleamed the Green Neon sign by which the undertaker advertises his business. Police estimated that 12, xxx persons of w hich less than xxi had known the Mother had seen the bodies. Mrs. Boccassini Lay in a White coffin with a Whit Plush Interior. Her left Arm had been crooked and in it Lay baby Frances Mary. A lamp with a red Shade burned i Over them and cast a Crimson glow on ult Iwhite Satin urn i Haj White still faces. A net had been drawn Over the coffin to frustrate those who might try to tear out a Little of the Plush As a souvenir. Twenty five Floral pieces mostly sent by strangers were banked beneath. Dominic Boccassini 43, the father sat beside the coffin. A a it a a Nice crowd a he said. A people were Nice to come and see my wife and baby. In a glad they All could see the crowd stretched at its height for two full blocks blocking All traffic at two intersections. The curious moved past the coffin it the rate of 50 a minute recover from folds. Play again Callander ont. A a Tho Dionne quintuplets have about recovered from their colds and will to permitted to play outside again wednesday or. Allan Roy Dafoe their physician announced today 62 bodies recovered after lat Inch i sets Maracaibo Venezuela a sixty two bodies had been recovered today from the casualties in the overturning of a launch loaded with labourers on Lake Maracaibo sunday night. Bonds authorized Columbus Albany consolidated school District Athens county was authorized today by the state tax commission to Issue $1000 in Bonds in anticipation of delinquent tax collections. Joi in Aust lilt g Washington c. a miss Florence Ustick age 68, society editor of the Washington c. Ii. Herald and its successor the record Herald for almost 50 year and Munday

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