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Charleston Daily Mail (Newspaper) - February 12, 1937, Charleston, West Virginia FAIR WEST VIRGINIA: Fair an*! warmer Fridav night; Saturday increasing cloudiness and slightly warmer. FINAL EDITION VOLUME 88 THE ASSOCIATED PRESS THE UNITED PRESS CHARLESTON, WEST VIRGINIA, FRIDAY EVENING, FEBRUARY 12,    1937 28 PAGES . FIVE CENTS RETURN OF 140,000 TO WORK SPEEDED Tradition Requires Lord WITH AUTO PEACE    AUo to Help Hun Drr*s Weighty Problem of Disposing of Nightgown PRESIDENT IS PRESENT LEVY ON Used Before Coronation Faces King George ASKING COURT CONSUMER SALES CHANGE FIRST MADE PERMANENT TO OPEN SOON Union to Present Its Demands at New Parley Last-Minute Flashes Diplomatic Sliake-l p WASHINGTON. Feb. 12 (UPI.— President Roosevelt revealed today that he is considering several transfers in the Xmerioan diplomatic service. The President said he would discuss the situation soon -1- with Secretary of State Cordell Hull. DETROIT. Feb. 12 (AP)—Gen-    ^    ----^ eral Motors corporation speeded    Seek Suspect iii Death preparations today to start again    RI It AFO. N. Y.. Feb. 12 (API. ...    !,/• ■,    <u ;    —Police I ommissioner .lames W. the wheels of its mammoth Indus-    Higgins today ordered police to trv and restore full-time work to    search for an escaped insane 140.000 strike-affected employees    ^out" at increased wages.    rock, IR. Higgins said circulars had The Buick division of the    bcrn “ent to all precincts devorib- iV I    <    u    t    _    ing Howard Dinger. .18. «ho he worlds la I gCSt automobile PIO-    said had been convicted in Penn- ducer was the first to announce    Sylvania of a similar crime, its reopening. It said 12.500 of its 16.000 workers at Flint, Mich.. IJ . SC J ' j    WASHINGTON,    Feb.    12    (API.— Vould return Monday, and 1<1\    C hairman I.a Follette of the senate the remainder would be called    rivil liberties committee today ordered Pinkerton detects e Orders Records back during Hie week. William S. Knudsen. executive \ ice president of General Motors. said that within 12 days after operations are resumed the corporation would bo operating at capacity. This calls for the production of 22.) OOO passenger cars and trucks monthly. “Sit-down” strikers whose occupation of three key plants at Flint the Fisher Body Nos. I and 2 and Chevrolet Motor assembly No. 4— had a spectacular part in the halting of operations jubilantly marched out last, night. Soon Desert Plants Cheered by their families and Throngs of union members and sympathize) s. the strikers paraded from the factories six hours after General Motors execute es and the United I nion Holds Theater ANDERSON Ind Fob 12 'AP» —Members of the United Automobile Workers of Amenta ended today their occupation of an Anderson theater, in winch they had entrenched themselves last mr.’ in a demonstration against city officials whom they accused of 1 uling to give "civil protection for union assemblages.” The union members left for their own hall nearby after their leaders informed them the owtioi of the building bad a-keri that thev depart. There was no der. on?tration. Sc*, eral policemen were on dotv around the theatei An ant;- ;n • i i row ti that surrounded tho bu rime last night had dispersed several hours earlier. The theater crowd had ga tho’.cd for a ‘strike victory ceiebratior" following the settlement at Detroit of the General Motors st l ike There are two General Motors plants here the Delco Remy and the Guide Lamp. FLINT Mich lienal guards!'-: idle olant? that Keo 12 <UP l. prohibition oon will be operat- Na- anrt KO.' ; ae ‘ne on; the 44-ci; this md a1 center Motors will extend it? high volume \\cie given a o* production later into the spring than .. 'n IL ^'Vi-u-ual to compensate for the decline Sf,u*\r*ed 1 ' ' J' j ii production. The a" -embly o f pct?-°nger cai? leached a comparative ie to point lust before tile strike ended Homer Martin. V A W A presi- y-< de?;!, ca cd representatives cl e Civ I oca I union in Genera’ Mn-t*- cs p.ant to meet toda*. t<>    <>■,.- -j- er demands to r e presented tho -potation in the collect ve banga.* ing conference opening .n Detroit Tuesday. These negotiation--' were pro-, mod for in the agreement ohta r.eri through the help of Governor Eta? < Murphy and Federal Labor Co n-iContinued on Page 12. Colum Ii of them with ben Fisher plant No. mil.‘ary zone ere* Conal guard As the- did -o e s emerged fron Che-, .old plat 4 for similar seen Eventually IO.ODO pc. in I lie parade. I .IOO <> evacuated ".-it-now nei ? and tov bal flag.? and ban ? a n g I KL'a i I i appir A union oi ff Rivers- Wea ther Spring - I ke weatiier pre vaned bere Friday ■ ornmg The tempera t re ir. e {rom the 3 a. rn road rn:: of 27.) degree;- to the 49-degrec. mark a4 noot;. Thur.-ria; s n.aximum temperature was 40 w fin wa? three poults above toe previous dav’s high mark LONDON. Feb. 12 • UP' -King George YI had an intimate problem before Iv un toriav to doc inc whether tlie Ka I cf Anca?ter can have tic nightgown in which ’ne monarch sleeps the night before his coronation Tradition stipulates that live earl —who i.s joint hereditary Lord Great Chamberlain may become ow ne i of not only the nightgown but the bed. furniture and every -thing else in tile room in which tile king sleeps on the eve of h,> formally being crowned ruler of the United Kingdom. King George also must decide whether the carl may awaken hun on coronation daw morning May 12 and help him slip on the loyal undershirt and other apparel. Tho decision was leu up to the king bv tho court ot claims of the privy council, meeting at No. IO ENGLISH MAY FORCE PEACE agency officials to “produce immediately” a set of confidential reports kept under guard in a Washington hotel room. Robert Pinkerton. at once sent Ralph Dudlev. Pinkerton vice president, to obtain the documents. Four Held iii Kidnap SEATTLE, Feb. 12 (AP I.—I our men and a sandy haired woman were in jail in Washington today for questioning about the kidnaping and slaying of 10-year-old I harles Mattson of Tacoma. Seattle police held two e\-con\iits from San Quentin, ( alif., penitentiary and the woman companion of one. \ hitch-hiker was detained by Olv mpia police because, thev said. he resembled a description of the kidnaper. STRIKE CENTER HAS GAY NIGHT Giant CVlchralion Staged W lim Sit-Down Pickets i^tiit Flint Plants Fight Billion for Arms Planned as Security Step Bv * Groat B. peace Info ast ours the n< used ? pt acc A .-dun?'. ; c A ■ d Trc-s A to- 4"!) their CVO \ \ Gild** ( lull LONDON Fob Britain wa* report* circles todav to Iv* pl sr. Obn ; go an AU hough military rule ha? bec:' abolished, the guardsmen will e-niain until plant.- are opened. City officials believed prohibition would continue several day.® Flint is expected to return next week to its normal bustle as an automotive cen-  _  I    ter. Insurance examiners entered the Automobile Workers of America had three plant? “sit-down striker.-, had signed in Detroit the agreement that occupied—Chev rolet No. 4 En her ended the prolonged dispute.    Body Nos. I and 2—and made a Knud?en .-aid that a- many as po?- .survey of damage today I* wa.- be-sible of the corporation's factories, herod that no eat harm nad bern scattered throughout live United done bv the .'tinkers. State?, would reopen the? first of the    Rest from ( clebration week. Inventories of parts ethel    Reunited vc th their fair..: e».    the than bodies nave been built up dm*-    ikon.' rested from a r?._h* of    cele- mg the st: ike. As scion a? bodle?'    bration which rivaled that • •' A    •    ?- reach the assembly line. live output t p ria'. 1918 To release from 44 0 cars and trucks will be speeded days of .-trike ten-ion was refit led up to the 225.000-a-month . oheduie throughout the city. "Stop orders” issued at tile peak One plant was evacuated a* a of tlve strike? were cancelled Knud- time. Last to leave was a g <* n sen said, permitting resumption of from F .'her plant No. I. Q dc 1 ie flow of materials and parts sup- Homer Martin, international pro -plied bv non-subsidiaries. He e.-ti- dei:'- of the United Autoniob e i> ated General Motors consumes 15.- Workers of America wa.? aodieus-090 tons of materials daily.    a    erowd of sympathize, s. Ti Trade observer? pi edict ed General    vvho    erne:    god !.om    plan: a tremendous cheer. Briefly Stated paraded to n the 88-acre d bv the na- s joined hem : .he Confetti were released flew and the pa - led 11 cl pants ,-ound cai the way. I lares Fight Streets Flares lighted the streets The riowd cheered Governor Frank Mur-p . who directed the strike settlement. Bv 8 do p rn in 90 minute-, ti e 1 (. on: nued on Page 12. Column 2? Auto Strike Genera] po rat ion rushes prepar return 140 OOO en p settlement of st; se; strikers at Font Mage Congress Sr m    y Ga? t umes I a ta I Lim obis Bi it bd a Ben Butcher Dies - proves fat ' to U 79 O’ Pi >• i, 5 ta to legi-liitui e. Death De lac rd — S’ give?! by Govern Frank Pramc-a scat .'tate* pc:    ‘rn’.aI t ollege I la ni mc B< War Im cunt v Mit* hell a op u 11.' po ae I reed F. :ott Mi Daily Mail Will Join In Supreme Court Poll A Clock - > VAfCHER KE.V** toAH 0r ive nevi* - *) ) 5:39 H FIRE is your chance to voice our opinion on President Roc se* elf.- proposal to revamp the supreme court Ii is in the form of a nation w ide poll conducted bv the Daily Mail and 700 other newspapers firm «na * to ct)?,st in cooperation with NEA Service. Inc. Approximately 60.000 000 other Anan leans. readers of the Too pa pc is, will have the privilege of mining m tins gigantic expression ut public opinion. No plan suggested by Pre adept Roes tv. cit has aroused nmre com rnent than hrs suggested enlargement of the upremc court Lines are being drawn sharply within the electorate F« w are without definite opinion for ot again, t tho plan which would give tic Pre- ident pow ii* to mired o t*f c<i>iit member.* hip tr» 15 lr ap t e Da .ria liner NEA Sr per.pi IC hill 11 ted SI:o «•: cfi I to I Pre id* rut be DUD' ? upi enie c< men t be i i aik ti ie ballot 1 in br Drmtcf Sail ii da v ‘ j* issue of the Deui\ M a I‘Cf: u ding Ut VOID Lei** view od . . . ii} fit t i S' ti I lf' plan t iou. V lif t MCI ii I ODDO.- \ I) Ii I < I \ f JI ed 111 t A V OU ■ marked the ballot. • Dadv M ba I lot I n be prm pda t in 11 land r lhp-e que ta * s well as to find ie 12. C ok- { Downing street, when the Earl of Ancastcr presented a long L.-t of claims for services to be performed at tho coronation. Of these claims., the (burt turned down only one. namely a request that a box bo built for h ? u<o during the coronation ceremonies I. We.-tminster Abbey. The Earl of Ancaster took office a- the Lord Great Chamberlain k,>t week, bv right of being the joint hereditary holder of the title His wife. incidentally is the former Eioi'O Bree e. of New Yolk. Tho call presented the following claims: 1 That be be named to perform all riutiC' of the Lord Great Chamberlain at the coronation. 2 That he have lodgings at the king s court at all times. I That on coronation day he take tho king s wearing apparel to hi? bedroom and help dross him. 4 That he carry the robe crown .-word. scabbard and gold which tile king -hall offer at the high altar; and also carry the gimp? and linen the king is to use Claim* for Furnish nip:* in Bedroom \lso Presented to Briti-di Court 5 That he attire the king in his rev a I robe gird on the sword of '•tate and fix his golden spurs. 6 That he be given 40 ells *50 yard-» of crimson velvet abo the bcd in whit ? the king sleep? on Hie eve of his coronation plus the bed s curtains, valances cushions, clothing and furniture and the I oval nightgown 7 That he serve the king with wale: for hi? ablutions, and br given the basin, towels and cup a.? his fee 8 Thai he have a box in Westminster Abbey. Of these claims Nos. 4. 5 and 7 were not pressed. Counsel for the carl argued that the claim tor the velvet dated back to the coronation of Edward IV. and said that Charles lf admitted the velvet fee a- well as the claim for a ,-pecial box. 79-Year-OLl Veteran Delegate Noted for Legal Work and as Father of Stale Repeal Amendment B 'use of de H Butcher. 79-year-old veteran of the hi ibod to pneumonia at 12; 25 p. in Friday at a local h i been confined to a hospital bod .since last Suturd< idition became critical early Friday, ’gates, spital. ', and But- rotec- great Be id VV ll; t er. [• Georgi Wa- " ’ Mr. B resided at Broker a Democratic n en '    ' I rn . ■, «»« \Wx ' is born at Butcher • • tin so - I v J. ■ Wright i Bute; od Ka i and Mc D C 1879. h ic-t Af BKN ii. BUTCHER FIND MITCHELL GAS FATAL TO IS NOT GUILTY SLEEPING WIFE f 111* \ I rcc-* Former Lofall \ri jilt bor* Kiiol lier in Uolicr Chief iii Death    Room    NX    hen    Groan* of IloH*ekreper    ,    Vre    Heard LOGAN F u tic I K ; I Mrs dis .Ii Upon qi ■I Co) r» R B Ii. killed hi {</ti zeus t Miser i'i ti if I j neoliths Iii 11 Inlay lloollc«*«iiii«j < ilctl In 1111111 i11nI<hi Store IMati Abraha I ie ■: ? S I * h a d and Lu it the . tore at Hunt! a id th it the s •sent Tenth st: pc pc I campier l> Fin«kil For I >rix iiio VS hil*' I lr ti ilk. BARK I RSBI • Iii I Magistrate O c, (' St* 12 i AB » $2;) bv St.) Aides Indicate He To Fly Around World ]\0 EXEMPTIONS Mar I lion Tackle I Labor Policies PNEUMONIA FATAL TO BEN H. BUTCHER — M.*rt a v.« vt ii ch at tonne Saving* earn currrnt rail* «. f I', prr a un uni. I it Mired for «i lr Iv up lo v, pin,    jjrnrv of V. S. tnrrriimrnt. laming* br gin irnmrdiatfly. Charlfston f>d**ral Saving* A. Loan Awn. —Adv. WASHINGTON, Fob 12 (AP). —-Persons close to the administration expressed the belief today President Roosevelt would let fundamental labor and farm policies simmer until the court reorganization problem is settled. Mr. Roosevelt’s series of conferences with Democratic congressmen, they said. apparently indicated he was pressing for adoption of his judicial proposals as a prelude to any other recommendations during tins session of congress. Son e of hi? supporters gave notice of no compromise with nppo-iic ut? of the most controversal of m< suggestion? -enlargement of the 'uprem.e court if justice' over 70 do not retire Danger Is I eared Their declaration was made in the fare of a statement by Senator Nor-Independent. Nebraska, whom Mr. Roosevelt supported for reelec- //i (an yr ess Bv T ■* A or lated Pres* Senate Friday In ieee• (' ; it Atees study bill? to ex-•    •?    v* .t. and extend rc- P;; ikei ton -be; ? or a i Motor? inquiry. Iloime I riday :    i    Ahi rn Un* Corm'' qttees ko'd hearings on f interstate com-:. cree act, ani on extension of ml - or vee status to emergency Lobbyists Accused w of Removing Milk and Bread Cuts emp AMELIA EARHART PUTNAM NEW YORK. Feb. 12 'UP'.~ Amelia Earhart Putnam. 19-vcarnic flyer, prepared today for a 27.000 - mile around - the - world flight that will start within a month. The flight will staff from Oakland. Cal . she announced last nigh4 upon her arrival here. The route will be in an east-west direction. It not only will be the first time such a flight ha- been I Tied. but the first attempt by a woman to circle the globe. The bobbed-ha ired Mis? Earhart. who Mrs. George Palmer Putnam. Aute of the New York pub5-..'her, arrived here in trie plane in which ."he will make her world Hight. She -aid she had planned cr world trip to estab-ii,h the fea-ibil;ty of circling the globe by commercial air transport and “to study human reactions” of pilot? flying tor long periods of time and distance. Captain Harry Manning veteran merchant marine officer of the United State-, lines, who arrived here With Miss Earhart will accompany her on the Pacific crossing av navigator. In his own words he will be “dumped” in Australia. Having put behind them the general revenue bill as permanent law to meet the next biennium's $62,000,000 budget, both houses of the legislature met Friday afternoon and adjourned until 2 p. rn. Monday, because of the death of Delegate Ben H. Butcher. Friday's calendar will be considered on Monday. The tax measure, minus the bread and milk exemptions oil purchases up to 25 cents, was repassed by the house of delegates at 6; 15 p. rn. Thursday after a spirited debate, led by Floor Leader W. M LaFon, in favor of tile senate's decision to abandon exemptions, because to allow them would throw budget estimates out of balance and would, he said, endanger the future success of the consumers sales tax. The appearance of the measure on the house floor was a .signal for renewal of the wrangle of Wednesday, in w hich the delegates insisted that bread and milk be exempted. Delegate George W. Oldham, of Thursday voted to extend • a 111 hor it y to insure 11 • Z. 3 u ITI I ti !<*» i r 31 \») T i $ md to create <* disas- ast • eai t'rat the proposal en--'Lmger" became it would . Pi’’-.lent to • crate a new had reoi gamzati and increase itll it Hi HY utrt itself. Then d another pal- ay be as bad 2 Column 2> Now Heir For hah nil nu •OIH iou o to see Iou; d Mis it Mr. and veok' The the cli! Pout NAPLES. Feb. 12 'AP- Crown Princes.' Marie Jose gave birth today to a son, providing a new he., apparent to the Italian throne. B rn in g cannon • emailed an-.    • •    . • o::d child to Prince Umberto and Princess Marie Jose. . Naples, wnth a reputation for ci ■    Th    < ne > was ti -hod thro,.ghoul the Cli*,. I c oi intr v, I'iiC new baby take? royal pre- ■ N . Se. ■ " hoi 24. 1914 Hi" father is !    •*    (i    of    King    Victor Em- u •«’ ic’ and Queen Elena and hi? ii    >    'n'.'    «i    . nun    Belgian princess. > Si .    ‘es    close to the    re va I family said King Victor Emmanuel would electee nationwide amnesty for It.i'iaii pin oner? in celebration of 1^, gran i.'Oii s birth Hundreds of chddrcn bmn to- varieiy oi guts ouerect bv large L> babion horn on tlie same day as a royal prince. The royal palace divuig the last few days has been so swamped with guts for the prospective baby that the crown prince > issued an apneal that all would-be givers t on’ r butc to chai liable institutions PRAMESA GETS STAY OF DEATH Holt Grit tits Reprieve to Permit Stud) of Hi** Guilty Plea Frank Pramesa. under sentence to be hanged at the state penitentiary Monday, received a 28-day stay FT ids v from Governor Holt. The governor said the reprieve. which expire? March lo, wa? granted to perm.) “a further study and .uvestigations cf the circumstances of hi.? plea of guilty.” Pramesa pleaded guilty in Brooke county court to killing Louis Thame,' Windsor Heights coal miner. while Thames was leaving his garage one night last July. After ho arrest Pramesa made a statement that Mrs. Pearl Thames. widow of the slain man. conceived a plot to kill the husband. Later he changed the story and declared her free of guilt Atter Judge J. J P O Brien had sentenced him to death, however. P: ame.'a from his prison cell made ui affidavit ho ’never would have thought ' of killing Thames except that Mrs. Thame.' suggested it. He prey lously had admitted intimacy w itll Mrs Thames over a period of three year? The affidavit made in prison war-lead before Gov tumor Holt with the plea for commutation. Edgar Minnie!?, the 22-year-old prisoner'? attorney to d the governor that he had advised the guilty plea expecting a l fe term would be pronounced, a.- customary under such pleas Friday's stay was tile second for the condemned man He originally wa? scheduled to die in January but funnel Governor Rump allowed a reprieve until February 15. LiinIherjKli!* Sup Rallio TRIPOLI Libya. Feb. 12 (UP'.-('.done! and M;s. Charles A Lindbergh took oh' I oi a 1.200-nuie flight to Egypt today atter a one-dav \ isit *o Au* Marshal Halo Bal-bo. governor general of Libya and transatlantic filer Then* course lay along the North African coast to the Nile. Lindbergh headed hi? orange and black plane for Mersa Matruh, British p I ba?c in we.?tern Egypt. Students’ Plea for Dancing Denied by College Trustees Morris Jlur^r\ Hoard \jrrres lo Make Study of Social Program, After Petition In the Legislature Senate Friday Convened at 2 p. rn. Up for passage: Bills requiring that prevailing wages be paid on public improvements, setting the time for filing official bonds, and changing the circuit court terms in Braxton, Clay, Gilmer and Webster counties. Senate Thursday Passed aud sent to the house bills restricting the right to assign wages, and providing for a censu* of adult illiterate? aud physically handicapped Advanced the "fair trade'1 bill to second reading. House Friday Convened at 2 p. rn. to take up regular calendar. House Thursday Repassed general revenue bill making permanent consumers 2 per cent sale.?, and gross sales surtax rates a.? pa>.?eri by senate minus bread and milk exemptions. Passed and sent to senate six other bills, including “fair trade practices” and practice of dentistry measures. Bill to require lobbyi5ts to register heic up on third reading by point of order; speaker to rule iate-r Held over for another day resolution requesting board of'public works to submit amended budget to include more pay for teachers. Held over for another day resolution calling on state road commission to submit figures showing state aud federal road expenditures. Ohio county, supporter of exemptions. again led the fight to get them back. He pleaded with the house to refuse to accede to the senate's stand. The senate earlier in the day had passed the bill. Awaiting Holt Action He found plenty of support about tile floor but administration forces tallied and got the bill started toward Governor Holt, for whose signature it was being prepared Friday Exemption.? on food have been the basis of all argument on the consume!' -ale? tax It was a foregone conclusion bv legislators that the levy m effect as a temporary measure for four years would be made permanent. The original bill exempted a1! food stuffs up to a quarter but the finance committees of both houses eliminated that. Then Oldham successfully pushed through an amendment Wednesday to keep the tax off bread, milk. rolls and buns up to 2-5 cents. When the report came from the senate that exemptions had again been thrown out. Mr. Oldham began: "Lobbyists have been at work on this bill overnight, trying to keep 'Continued on Page 12. Column 5) A petition Morris Harvel' colet' students for supervised danc-g as a college activity failed rn •, purpose, but it succeeded in tinting out ti* the college’s board trustees Thursday attcrnoon the 'owing need and necessity of a talent activity program The board board three student 'presentat iv es. as a committee. que t that dam mg be sponsored Ider faculty .-upervision. In tuin-g down the request, the board loptcd the following re?olutioir "Whereas, the discipline of the i tl'>’fh>i F.pisfiipal church. South. And c cai .nu he board of ■'go I- subject .nri discipline resolved that ot sponsor or s college ac- ' Bait tooling the necessity of the college having wholesome college activities and amusement outside oi the regular college work, it is the teelmg and conclusion of this group that a committee of live be appointed by the chairman of the board of trustees to study the situate t. ..nd make a report to this body at it? next meeting.” The next meeting will be held in April Those named to the committee are; U L Harshbarger. of Milton. char man; Rev. W H. Fogelsong. of Barboursville: Rev ll L Clay. of Beckley; R R. Thomas, of Oak Hill. and J B McLaughlin, of Charleston The three students heard Iii the board were Carl Tully, president of tho senior class. Overton Biggs. a • onior president of the student (Continued on Pab'e 14, Column 2> Ken Murray: NEW YORK Feb. 12—To be, or not to be! That is still the question if you’ve been reading all those reports about the great amount of pressure being used to prevent the Duke of Windsor from marrying Mrs. Simpson . . . After the battle the British cabinet put up to win their point, if the wedding does come through. Wally will be a sort of war-bride. Limes have certainly changed a lot since the loyal subjects used to believe that a king could do no wrong, but I guess it just proves once more that American girl.* may set their caps for kings, but never their crowns. If John Bull had only been as successful in applying those penalties to Mussolini, as he was to Edward, our old friend Haile Selassie might still be basking in the shade of that umbrella. However, this. has certainly been a big year for the “constitutional crisis.' onh tho one now going on in Washington isn t due to sex appeal. ;