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Charleston Gazette (Newspaper) - August 10, 1937, Charleston, West Virginia The Charleston Gazette largest circulation in West Virjinio. 1 court Reform measure sent door to enlargement Issei in cloned or or session House quickly asking for Compromise refined sugar import legislation is battled pruning knives Applice to. Wagner housing proposal Washington aug. The Senate example the House in one minute today Laid Low the Thost of the supreme court in Lar rement proposal and sen the modified judiciary Reform to conference with the up per body. Not a single voice was Rais re in opposition to a motion that the House ask for a con Ference. Thus the door closed to any House Amend ment to revive the bitter supreme court enlargement is sue. Conference suru immediately the Senate House conferees went to work on the measure with forces opposed to expanding the highest Bench in Complete control. Complete agreement in Confer ence tomorrow was expected. But. While the revised court Bill being seeded to final adoption administration chieftains Scro bedevilled by other situations. When president boost Volt re Here tomorrow from his Hyde Park. N. A. Home he will find this situation on Capitol Hill fight in the Senate finance committee Over the Bill to restrict rofl Ned sugar imports from Hawaii and puerto Rico. Unless a satisfactory Compromise is reached pm Dent Roosevelt May veto the Meas urn. Move in the House rules committee to smother the wage hour Bill already passed by the and favourably reported by the House labor committee. Pruning a Nivea heal had knives were being applied by. The and currency committee to the Senate poised Wagner housing and Dura clearance Bill. Moving to placate forces demand org a special Teulon of Congress. Senate agriculture committee unanimously agreed to report Gen eral farm legislation during the first of the next session of con thus. If the president Calls a Spe Cial session in Tho fall the commit would be committed to produce Bill within a week after Congress convenes. The Resolution authorizing the please turn to Page t. Cot 4 Magill proposes evasion remedy constitutional amendment in tax avoidance cases 10 suggested Washington. Aug. The and Means com Mittee heard Roswell Magill undersecretary of the Treasury Sug Gest today that Tho government might use a constitutional Amend ment Ond International treaties to Stop tax evasion and avoidance. Magill testified at a committee hearing of legislation designed to Clim some tax loopholes immediately. In response to questions he he has reasonable Hopes that Thi slates would approve a constitutional amendment permitting the Federal government to tax interest on state but have to be a reciprocal arrange mint. He said allowing the states to tax Federal securities. Oar loin consulted that the state department with the treas Ury has begun discussions with Oiler nations about interchange of tax information. On behalf of the Treasury he endorsed recommendations of a sen Ato arum tax committee that reve nue Law loopholes be sealed by please torn to Page col. It Jean Koven Paris aug. Today began investigating the possibility that Jean Koven 23-year-old dancer from Brooklyn n. A May have been abducted by a demented per son. Letters received by the girl s aunt have led them to abandon theories the dancer s disappearance Over two weeks ago was either a publicity stunt or the work of professional kidnappers. Dancer missing in Paris found in circus state of the Antoci Atco Prest Charleston West Virginia tuesday morning August 10, 1937. Nazis order British writer out of country Germany retaliates against expulsion of three correspondents from London action will not alter Home office decision five cents i Wal showers and thunderstorms today and wednesday not much temperature change. No explanation is offered for refusal to renew labor permits wage hour Bill is reported out committee asks passage of measure in revised Senate form Washington. Aug. Declaring it would strengthen col Active bargaining the House labor Ommittee today favourably reported he new Deal wage hour Bill in the revised Senate form. All signs of serious revolt were Ait disappearing As the measure received its final committee Blessing Southern democrats however still Tood solidly against it. The Bill is expected to be brought before the House thursday Assad Jay saturday. And with this last big controversial Ssue in the Groove toward Pas Sage Many members were packing p for a getaway saturday night regardless of the tag Over i Gisla on of next week. Aimed at minority chairman Norton of the labor Ommittee urging passage Mcclar trom the president s message it Plain that this administration is rival Legrd to give Relief to that iroc majority who constitute on Ilerd of our population referred to y the president As ill nourished a Clad and ill housed the great mass of our population please turn to Page i col i by Bobert que in i looked through All the Maga int ads and Thuro Ain t a single a Man or wild West movie Star or Fletr that tells Koldt to eat Auto death reduction puts state near top West record of a seven percent reduction in High Way deaths during the first lev. In months of 1937 placed it Sec Ond in the Eastern Stales her Bert j. Slack of the National conservation Bireau said yesterday. The Highway safety expert said this state ranked second Only to Maine. Or. Slack conferred with stale police and Highway safety director w. C. About lec Tures and tests to be Given today at Morgantown for instructors in the West Virginia University Driver training scheduled to Start this fall. The elementary school course of study in Highway safety approved by. The state Board of education for West Virginia schools also waa commended by or. Slack. Primary Aid fund boosted Kan Awlia county to get for schools under new plan the Kanawha county Board of education s allocation from the state primary nid fund this year will be approximately More than last year As a result of the re distribution plan passed by the last legislature. Ali state department of Educa Tion announced yesterday that the county s estimated allocation is As compared with last year. Changes in some of the Oun tics May be necessary after All inc budgets have been approved by he stale tax department. Under the plan adopted by the legislature. Was earmarked for primary Aid while Only approximately was appropriated for secondary Aid. This was aimed at giving some of the larger counties which could not qualify for secondary Aid a larger amount from the state fund. Delay other allocations secondary Aid allocations will not London aug. Germany protested today against great Britain s expulsion of three German correspondents and retaliated by ordering a prominent British news writer to leave Germany within two weeks. Norman Ebbutt Berlin Cor respondent of the times of Lon Don for about 15 years was or dered to leave. Since the nazi regime came to Power in Ger Many his articles have been widely quoted. Situation not altered an author Lelve source indicated the German action would not alter the refusal of the British Home of fice announced last week to renew labor permits of three German Cor respond cats. Two of whom already have left England. The British government offered no explanation. The conservative evening Standard in in editorial asking official Light on the affair said if the men Hove been guilty of espionage it is better that the Public should be told so than the present atmosphere of uneasy speculation should alarming broadcast in the absence of explanation the evening Standard said wide publicity is being Given to theories of an alarming Berlin dispatches saturday indicated the nazi government was considering retaliation against the expulsion. Werner von Croc correspond ent of the Berliner was the Only one of the Trio remaining in England and he said he was departing soon. Franz Otto Wrede and Wolf Dietrich Langen. Representing an Agency reporting the actions and views of germans abroad left saturday. Doris major Washington. P. A. Cigarette girl with the gild ing walk who was found yesterday performing with a Cir Cus at Norfolk va., after being missing for a. Week and having been feared a victim of vol Lence. Story on Page 2.1 2, cot 4 rebate charge is denied by Koppers dividends paid of return on investment Senate Washington aug. Clarge that Koppers United com Pany Mammoth Coal corporation violated the spirit of the Law in is relationship with the virginian Railroad brought a Quick denial to Day at the Senate s rail inquiry. Chairman Wheeler d., who made the charge produced rec ords to show that interests Are part owners and Best customers of the Railroad. Declaring that i2.so is the approximate freight on a ton of Coal from West Virginia to Tidewater Points he said that of each paid to the Railroad for nor Yang Coal. 07 cents would go to coppers subsidiaries As dividends. These dividends. Wheeler Mcclar Oil. Amounted to and were in effect n tribute exacted by Koppers for the privilege of their business. He cited statutes flee turn to Page 2, col 3 Britain to seek Duce s Friendship diplomats work to avoid fresh International complications London aug. Official French and British Wrath Over attacks by unidentified air planes presumably Spanish on Neutral shipping in the Mediterranean diplomats sought tonight to ovoid any fresh International com plications. The British foreign office authoritative sources said was Pri Marily concerned with protecting the foundations of new Friend ship with Italy after several years of bitterness. Both Britain and France protested to insurgent Generalissimo fran Cisco Franco against attacks on the British Tanker British Corporal and the French cargo vessel Djebel amour Friday off the coast of Al Geria. An italian freighter the Mongolia and the greek Steamer k. Ktistakis were attacked about the same time and place apparently by the same Squadron of three mys Tery planes. The British protest was based on the presumption that insurgent planes made the attack although British officials said they were not France besides protesting warned Gen. Franco that French planes and gunboats would guard her Mediterranean shipping lanes hence Forth. Paris declared that investigation definitely proved insurgent responsibility for the attacks. Both the Spanish government and insurgents have denied their planes attacked the merchantmen each accusing the other. New woes encountered after flagging episode slander charge filed against spa worker for alleged remarks about girl assault complaint lodged against Flogger and father new Orleans la., Aub. Flogged publicly by year old girl for defamatory gossip he allegedly spread about her Oscar Kay. 47-year-old spa worker ran into new woes today when a slander charge was lodged Gal not him. Assault charges also were preferred against the girl and her father. Girl no regrets the pretty Young Flogger. Miss Eloise Willis had no regrets for Tho painful and humiliating Chas else mint she inflicted upon Kay before the eyes of 100 neighbors and other attracted to the scene. She said i would it again. I was glad to give a beating to a fellow who made such foul remarks. I went to the Hospital june 3 for an a operation. Since then several people have told me that Kay said a married Man had sent me to the Hospital and paid for a baby i had. Is absolutely no truth in that. My father heard about it and he did something about it what her father. Alfred 56, did about it he freely admitted today was to have Kay invited to his Home last saturday to talk the thing flogged unmercifully Kay said when lie got there he was act upon beaten by Willis please turn to Page 2, colo4 Little Donald returns to Horst Home until judge settles vase Chicago aug. Tie Donald Horst went Back Home today with his Foster parents or. And my. Otto Ilont. County judge Edmund k. A Reck awarded them temporary custody of the 31 months old child pending a hearing on their petition to adopt him on aug. 23. The Bay s real Mother. Miss Lydia Nelson who signed a document giving her consent to the adoption was not in the crowded court chamber when her dark eyed son was re claimed by the couple who had reared him since the Day of his birth. Judge Jaeckl said he would investigate ibis whole mess particularly a police report that Horst until recently operated a hotel that had been raided As a vice resort. Mrs. Horst assured him her husband had quit the hotel Busi Ness and had become associated with a sound equipment con Cern. Silk workers Call walk out general strike declared so successful Quick settlement seen Paterson n. J., aug. Aided in the local Passaic Valley by employers and in Pennsylvania by unionists from other Fields thou Sands of silk workers quit work to Day in a general strike consid ered so successful by . Leaders that they quickly predicted an Early settlement. Called to take effect this morn ing the quiet walkout was termed extremely successful eight hours later by a spokesman of the textile workers organizing committee . O. Affiliate in new York. Workers affected there is practically no area where plants Are not out and the manufacturers already Are making moves to sign with the the spokesman said. To expect a considerable portion of the Industry will be signed before the week is designed to Force silk and Rayon manufacturers to negotiate for improved labor conditions on tonal scale the strike affected 60. 000 workers in new Jersey Penn Sylvania. New England and new York. In All sectors Only those plants which remained open were picketed. In new Jersey the strike brought a near Complete stoppage of the 500 shops in the Passaic Valley. . C leaders claiming All but about 200" of the 6.000 weavers and throw sters left their looms. Spokes Man for a Large group of manufacturers re Rcd with the figures. Members of Tho amalgamated garment workers and United mine workers joined the textile workers in their Campaign to close Down the silk and Rayon shops in some Penn Sylvania districts. A mine worker picket bed in the Arm and his alleged assailant arrested at the Duplan silk corporation Plant in Hazelton. It was the Lone disorder reported from the wide strike front. Britain tests Londo defense for air attack Royal Force Rains mock bombs on City in raid reminiscent of dark Days of War capital said choicest target in the world 222 tiny fighting planes Rush out to drive off invaders London aug. Britain tested London s Vulner ability to attack from the skies tonight with the greatest air sense Maneu vers in her history. To the inexperienced Eye the mock warfare was just a Realis tic pageant a play Battle of flares flashbulbs cameras and fourth of july toys. But to londoners who experienced the harrowing night air raids during the world War the Thunder of 400 warplanes dramatized the recent grim warning to parliament that their City is the choicest target in the two 15-hour raids Nineteen squadrons of tiny fight ing Craft 222 planes like flying torpedoes roared across the night skies to drive off 172 bombers that flew in from the West in fighting formation. The invasion was divided into two 15-hour attacks. The first be Gan at 6 p. M. Tonight and was to last until 9 a. M. Tomorrow. The second will last through a similar night period starting at 8 p. M. To Morrow night. The chief object of the Maneu Vars was to test the system of voluntary observers and to give new pilots in Britain s expanded Royal air Force combat experience under realistic conditions. The defense forces tactical prob Lem was to discover the secret direction of the invaders approach in time for observers to inform anti aircraft bases. Shanghai tense after two Jap sailors killed shoot British French ships told London aug. British and French warships were ordered today to shoot Down without warning any air plane attacking them on the High seas As the two govern ments sought to Stop mysterious raids on their shipping. The ships commanders were Given full authority to repel As they Ace fit any interference with their movements in the Mediterranean outside their territorial Waters which might grow out the International aspects of the civil War in Spain. The British government acted after a series of such incidents occurred. The latest waa the bombing of the Tanker British Corporal by an unidentified plane last Friday. Flashes of life in these u. S. Reverse Accident Dallas tex., aug. A Topsy Turvey world. The Auto was moving backward not Forward it was moving slowly not speeding it did t hot anything and brakes that were too Good caused the mishap that sent How land Thomas to a Hospital. Sheriffs reports said Thomas was leaning out the door while the Driver of the Auto into a Road. The Driver Felt the wheels hit a Small ditch and jammed on the brakes. Thomas was thrown to the pave ment. His Arm and hip were broken. Ii grief More grief Chicago. Aug. Alice Regan s grief Over being left a Waldo a with three children was doubled after a visit by a Gypsy for tune Teller who promised she could restore happiness to Tho woman s life. Mrs. Naga ii told police she removed savings from a Bank and tied it in a stocking around her Waist As instructed by the Gypsy woman. The Fortune Teller said her touch would Charm away the grief. Ten Days later mrs. Regan looked in the stocking. She found Only a Roll of Brown whapping paper. Ill smart porker Scottsbluff neb., aug. D. Heinz Farmer near Here is looking for n hog with horse sense. Hal nth purchased the porker Laid out his Butcher tools and heated n tank of hot water. Then to went for the hog. The porker jumped from Herntz s truck and disappeared. He has t found him yet Copeland. Strikes. At third term senator criticizes for for allegedly supporting anti tammany Ite Washington aug. Sen. Copeland of new York today lashed out from two angles at pres ident for reportedly meddling in new York s mayoralty race Ond later to Block the president from any third term ambitions. As tammany candidate Lor mayor Copeland criticized the president for allegedly supporting Jeremiah t. Mahony is democratic Candi Date for mayor. The blast at or. Roosevelt Fol Lowed a conference at Hyde Park n. Y., yesterday Between the presi Dent and Edward j. Flynn demo cratic Leader of the Bronx. President s Aid hinted after the meeting Flynn indicated to newspaper men the presi Dent might throw his support to Mahoney. Flynn s candidate. From Hyde Park however came a statement issued by Secretary Mclntyre declaring the president is taking no part in any primary except that in his own town. It was emphatically denied that president is taking sides in the new York mayoralty situation despite this denial Copeland insisted the president is taking on Active undercover part in the new York fight. He accused the presi Dent of playing in close Harmony with communists. Socialists and other radicals who Are backing amendment proposed late in the Day Copeland filed in the Senate a proposed constitutional amendment prohibiting any one from occupying the presidency please Tom to Page z. Col. If Japan ready to drive West action would be counter move to chinese North Advance tientsin aug. Jap a Csc army spokesman said Todd that if the chinese Central govern Merit sends its armies North again the japanese in Hooch Japan i not hesitate to land forces at Tsing Tao for a Westward drive Throux Shantung province. To Sungtao is a port on the South Eastern Shantung coast where Japan claims special interests and successful thrust from there woul Cut communications Between Nan King and the Northern coast o China. The spokesman added How Etc that the japanese had Little fear o a chinese Advance from Shantung he said there were indications tha Shantung provincial troops War not taking part in Antl japans concentrations reported from the province s Northern Board. In Tea they were withdrawing eastward from Techow just below the Shan Tung Hooch Frontier leaving Nan King troops there alone. Cavalry outposts clash a skirmish on the tientsin up Kow railway 30 Miles South of Here yesterday indicated japanese were consolidating their position. Jap a Csc cavalry guarding an engl near detachment repairing the rail Way clashed with chinese outposts which were driven Back Only aft the arrival of a japanese a Mort train. Dispatches did not mention casualties. The japanese army s Confidence in its ability to hold its conquests in Hooch and drive out All hostile chinese forces were further emphasized by the return of some japanese units to Manchukuo by rail. These were troops which Hae been hurried into North China just after the first clash of july 7. Foreign authorities estimated please turn to Page 2. Col. S Windsor May claim seat in parliament Vienna. Aug. Duke of Windsor intends to re turn to England and claim Bis seat in the House of lords. It was reliably reported today. According to the same report when the Duke resumes his place in the political machine of the country he used to Rule his Duchess the former airs. Walls Warfield Simpson will begin to play an important part in Lon Don society. These report followed the sudden visit to the Duke today of sir Walter Finan Cial adviser. Windsor and Monck Lon were said to have discussed the. Duke s financial affairs and his plans for the future. Quilts four with colds Are secluded from Public or. Dafoe taking no chances with precious charges keeps All inside sudden rain in blamed Emilic completely recovered Callander ont., aug. More of the Canadian Kew Ples went on the sick list today. That Means All five of the Dionne quintuplets arc withdrawn from the world s footlights for the next two or three Days. Emelle who had been Laid up with a slight Throat infection is now joined by her famous Little slaters Annette Marle cello and Yvonne. All have colds All of this quartet Hove colds and or. Dafoe. Their physician la Tak ing no chances with his precious charges. Or. Dafoe said they caught cold after sudden rain fell on them As they were playing in the Yard yesterday. While Emelle hns entirely recovered from her slight ailment or. Dafoe decided to keen All Tho Chil Dren in seclusion until All Are Well again. To said that while the babies will not be on Public exhibition for the next two or three Days on anxiety is Felt for any of them. Or. Dafoe declared play together on inside they Ore not cot cases but Ore playing together. Emelle is no longer sick and is considered immune from or. Dafoe s statement follows As the quintuplets have devel oped slight colds and Ore not up to their usual Mark due somewhat to please turn to Page 2, col 5 Blu jackets shot in dash with chinese soldiers at Ai drome Gate reprisals feared nip ponese opened fire reports say City officials barricade roads strengthen their defences copyright 1937, by us Shanghai aug. Killing of two japanese Blue jackets by chinese soldiers tonight created widespread fears that Japan might inflict reprisals on Shanghai arid even place her undeclared War with Ghina on a formal foot ing. With the memory of the japanese occupation of 1932 still fresh chinese authorities and foreign diplomats awaited apprehensively to see what repercussions would follow the latest incident to disturb the relations of the two Asiatic Powers. Japs open fire the two japanese one officer and a their deaths when they tried to enter the Hungtao Ai drome on the outskirts of the City in a motor lorry. When chinese sentries blocked their Way the japanese opened fire without further explanation. Running out of ammunition the nip ponese attempted to Fleo the scene on foot but were Cut Down by chinese bullets before they had gone ten feet one chinese sol Dier was killed in the first Exchange of fire and several were wounded. As news of the shooting fray spread like wildfire through the chinese sections of Shanghai of Al class of the International Settle ment hastily mobilized their entire police forces and put them on 24 hour duty along that fringe at the ,1 area nearest us i ominous Calm Over City i chinese authorities barricaded All the roads leading to Hungtao and reinforced their defences in preparation for an onslaught of Rev Ngo by the japanese. Thousands of chinese residents begged for safety in the International settlement As an ominous Calm settled Over the City. Fears that Japan would Issue formal declaration of War before the week is out were increased by Tokyo s request for permission to land troops at Tsin Tao vital port j and rail Center on the North China coast. Small japanese patrols were already standing guard in the streets Over japanese property. Tsin Tao officials referred japanese petition to the Central gov Crement at banking but strongly advised against permitting Tokyo o get another foothold Between Shanghai and Pei plug. It was expected that the petition would be Curtly rejected. Generalissimo Chiang Kai Shek pacing the floor of his office like a caged lion was reported ready to Ransfer the government to Shang Lal if the crisis deepens. Foreign military forces regularly stationed Here were believed certain to evac uate in Short time if their Neu rally rights Are not respected by he japanese. Tokyo seen acting Quick while Japan has heavy naval try nth drawn up before banking t was estimated that the chinese an depend on troops to end the capital As Well As 50 Field guns 40 howitzers and 100 please turn to Page 2. Col s twin Cut away from tiny girl to comment on rare surgical Case Hunington. Aug. Even a months old girl separated rom tier undeveloped included win by n surgeon s Scalpel made Cady tonight to leave the Hospital apparently Well on the Road to re from her strange operation. The operation was performed last reek by or. Francis Scott he ined to discuss the Case. At the Hospital it was said the infant was Fine and will go to or Home tomorrow. Attaches reported the an Mbry Oma or tumor like Neuff growth. Was attached to the sacrum f the child. They emphasized the Case was of one of siamese twins. The Hospital said Bones and Gas of intestinal organs were pics. It but that the embryo a was not developed enough to determine its sex. There was no spinal juncture. Other than to say that there was quite a bit of dissection Hospital Al class declined to discuss the operation. Several Huntington physicians oked on Whlon the Young surgeon it away the mass. All of them snored or. Scott s request to make o comment on the Case

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