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Circleville Herald (Newspaper) - September 17, 1937, Circleville, Ohio WEATHER Generally fair Friday and Saturday and slightly warmer THE CIRCLEVILLE HERALD WORLD NATIONAL AND STATE NEWS BY UNITED PRESS FORTYFOURTH YEAR NUMBER 222 CIRCLEVILLE OHIO FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 17 1937 JAPS BLAMED FOR MASSACRE OF 4 LaGuardia Far Ahead in New York Vote MAHONEY WINS IN DEMOCRATIC PARTY PRIMARY Senator Copeland Defeated In Both Elections Early Figures Reveal MAYOR FAVORED AGAIN Big WriteIn Count Listed For Incumbent Three Divide Denny Spangler Estate Widows Death in Roanoke Va Terminates Trust Established in July 1926 One resident of Circleville another of Athens and a third of Columbus will divide the 524709663 estate left by the late Denny E Spangler former Circleville resident Beneficiaries are Mrs Clara Belle Spangler of Watt street Miss Mary R Spangler of Athens and Stuart C Spangler of Columbus Mr Spangler a brother of the late Noah G and George H Spangler died in Atlantic City July 22 1926 at the age of 63 The NEW YORK Sept Sea Royal S Copeland Tammany Halls candidate for both the Dem cratic and Republican mayoralty nominations was overwhelmingly defeated in yesterdays municipal primary incomplete returns indi cated today Mayor Fiorello H La Guardia had almost a 2 to 1 lead over Cope land in the Republican primary and Jeremiah T Mahoney was leading in the Democratic primary by approximately the same mar gin Huge Writein Recorded La Guardia polled a huge write in vote in the Democratic primary that was expected 50000 Incomplete returns Republican primccy jt V La Guardia 66700 Copeland 39116 613 election districts missing out of 3797 Democratic primary Mahoney Copeland La Guardia not a 600 election districts missing out of 3797 The writein vote for La Guar dia seemed to make it evident that he would get the votes of thous ands of Democrats at the general election in November and his sup porters already were declaring that he was assured of another fouryear term in city hall Blow to Tammany Al Copelands defeat was a severe blow to Tammany Hall and to Continued on Page Eight HORSE HITS ARCHENEMY BY INJURING CAR DEALER ALTURAS Calif Sept blowwas struck for horsedom against Its archenemy the automobile industry today when a horse broke the leg of a motor car dealer Howard Doyle Reno Nev was struck on the knee with a heavy timber dis lodged when the animal became frightened Doyle will not be shot 0 SWEETMAN GIVEN ENGINEERS JOB IN CIRCLEVILLE Howard Sweetman who has been employed by the city to pre pare plans for a part of the ma jor W P A project was appoint ed Thursday afternoon as city engineer succeeding David Court right resigned J F Mavis service director said Mr Sweetman was instructed Thursday afternoon to take care of all necessary work in the en gineering department The salary of the engineer is for each day he works OUR WEATHERMAN loral High Thursday 73 Low Friday 37 Korecnut Generally fair Friday and Satur day slightly warmer Eluevrhere Hlffh Low Abilene Tex 94 66 Boston Mass 76 60 Chicago 111 60 4S Cleveland Ohio 60 BO Denver Colo 76 G4 Des Mollies Iowa 66 40 Buluth Minn 62 38 Los AnfTcles Ciiif 94 Gg Montgomery Ala 86 64 New Orleans La90 74 New York X Y7fi 64 Ariz104 78 San Antonio Tex 90 74 Seattle Wagh70 60 N Dak 4t YOUTH 7 WOMAN INJURED IN TWO AUTO ACCIDENTS Gary Blevins 7 son of Mr and Mrs Dewey Blevins 148 York street and Mrs R T Dennis 71 of Mt Sterling RFD mother of VIrs Bryce Briggs N street are in Berger hospital for treatment of injuries received in auto accidents The Blevins youth was taken to the hospital observation and Xray of his right elbow and back There is a possibility he is suffer ing from internal injuries Police said the youth was in jured about 4 p m Thursday when he jumped on the rear of an auto driven by Harley Brown of Wal nut street vegetable dealer The accident was on York street Brown had warned a group of youngsters not to jump on his car The Blevins youth is believed to have been hanging on the back of the car and fell off when Mr Brown backed the auto He is under the care of Dr V D Kerns Mrs Dennis received a possible fracture of the right shoulder chest injuries cuts and bruises Thursday about 1 p m when the auto in which she was riding with Mrs Nellie Baker of Mt Sterling overturned in fresh gravel about three miles north of London O Mrs Dennis was given first aid by a physician in London then brought to Circleville Mrs Baker escaped with bruises 0 FROST RECORDED AS TEMPERATURE GOES DOWN TO 37 Frost nipped low districts of Pickaway county Thursday night but no serious damage was re ported The temperature dropped from a high of 73 degrees Thursday aft ernoon to 37 during the night Dr H R Clarke local weatherman reported Farmers arriving in Circleville from various parts of the county reported no serious damage Em ployes of Brehmers greenhouses and the Moeller Greenhouses re ported the frost was not a killing one was probated in Roanoke Va his residence July 30 1926 It left the property in trust with the First National Exchange bank of Roanoke which waa named as an executor with his wife Mrs Irene D Spangler Mrs Spangler died recently Mrs Clara Belle Spangler daughter of Denny Spanglers late nephew Ira R receives threeeighths of the property Stuart C a son of Noah G re ceives a similar amount and Miss Mary Spangler daughter of George H will be given two eighths of the property The will directed that the trust be ter minated at the death of hia widow and the trust estate be delivered in fee simple to the three relatives Mr Spanglers will directed that be paid to the trustees of Forest cemetery Circleville Btuart Spangler who is tEe guardian for Clara Belle Spangler has furnished bond of in Pickaway county probate court and Mrs Mary H Spangler and Richard Simkins guardians for Miss Mary Spangler have fur nished 5124000 bond Both bonds have been approved by Judge C C Young Denny E Spangler was a Nor folk Western railroad official imiHiimiimioimimiiKJiinmmiiniiiimnmnimmiinorit Flashes iiinimiiimiiniimimiiiniiiiiiniiiiniimiiiminiiiiiiiiminiiiiii OHARA HELD FOR JURY PROVIDENCE R I Sept 17 UP Walter E OHara central figure in Rhode Islands race track war today was found probably guilty of criminally libeling Gov Robert E Quinn and ordered held in bail for the Kent county grand jury Marital Troubles Travel In Pairs On West Coast LOS ANGELES Sept troubles came in pairs today The Coats twins Louise May and Lois Maude filed suit for annulment of their marriage to the twin brothers Herbert and Hubert Sharp on grounds that they married less than a year af ter receiving their interlocutory divorce degrees from another set at twins Roy and Ray Sebring CIO VOTES STRIKE GRAND RAPIDS Mich Sept 17 UP A general strike in all furniture plants the Globe Knitting mills and the Jarvis Manufacturing company was voted at a mass meeting of Com mittee for Industrial Organiza tion members Organizer Harry Spencer announced today BLACK RETURNS FROM IRELAND LATE IN MONTH Will Germany Fight for Breadbasket Ukraine Justice Facing Tempest Over Klan Affiliation To Be With McReynolds WHEELER ASKS INQUIRY Speaker Bankhead Responds To Fishs Assertion PRICES RECEDING NEW YORK Sept 17 receded steadily on the stock exchange today in light turnover Losses extended to more than 3 points with steels rails farm shares and coppers weakest LONDON Sept Justice Hugo L Black will sail from Ireland for the United States Sept 25 with Justice James C McReynoldt a fellow member of the UnitedStates su preme court bench as a fellow passenger the Manchester Guar dian reported today Commenting on charges that Black is a member of the Ku Klux Klan the correspondent asserted that Black bad Inti mated to friends that would make no statement until he re turned home WASHINGTON Sept controversy resulting from a newspaper expose alleging that Supreme Court Justice Hugo L Black Is life tKT Klu Klux Klan was extended to day Sen Burton K Wheeler D Mont demanded that President Roosevelt appoint an impartial board to investigate Senate May Act Wheeler who directed the suc cessful campaign against the pres idents supreme court enlargement proposal declared that if Mr Roosevelt failed to act the sen ate should do so If the charges made are true the president should ask for his Blacks resignation he said in a statement telegraphed to Wash ington from Fargo N D Wheeler said he withheld his vote when the senate confirmed Blacks nomination because there had been no denial of a charge made in the senate that Black was a Klansman The controversy had spread earlier among members of the house of representatives and to Speaker William H Bankhead who declared at his Jasper Ala home I have never belonged to the Ku Klux Klan I never was in vited to join That is that Rep Fish Answered Bankheads statement was a reply to Rep Hamilton Fish R Continued on Page Eight 0 BELLAIRE TO REGULATE CITY BICYCLE TRAFFIC BELLAIRE Sept 17 UP ERUN GERMAN CHINESE CHARS CIVILIANS SLAM AT YANGCHAN6 tj Hitler How Germany is separated from Ukraine Stalin rjUEHRER Hitlers recent speeches indicate tfcat he still looks to the Ukraine which he termed a breadbasket in his book Meln Tne Ukraine Is a part of Soviet Russia thus any effort to obtain it would Involve Germany in a war To reach it Germany would have to overrun roland or Czechoslovakia European observers do not believe Germany will attempt it despite talk INTEREST IS HIGH AS TIGERS PLAY FIRST NIGHT FRAY Circleville was somewhat agog Friday as lastminute preparations were being made for the citys first night football game The high school team plays Groveport tonight under lights that are ex pected to attract a large throng of spectators years ago lights on high school football fields were rare Now many of the most progressive cities in the state have them With the construction of the lighting system interest in high school football has grown by leaps and bounds Many estimate that 1000 will see tonights game The persons watching last nights prac tice outnumbered crowds that have witnessed afternoon games in sev eral instances Red and Black flags lined the streets of the city Friday herald ing the opening of the season The school band will play at the field and may possibly parade uptown prior to the contest At p m Coach Jack Landrum and his ath letes will parade onto the gridiron and 20 minutes later the whistle will sound the kickoff signal 0 CORN PRICE GOES HIGH AS RESULT OF BUYING RUSH liiiicjiinimminiiiiiiiiiiHcuiiiiimiiiniiMmmiinnmniintnnii Corn prices wont up two cents on Circlevillo markets Fri day Yellow corn was listed at 93 cents a bushel white corn 98 Wheat was up one cent to 94 cents Italians Snubbed Again By British and French Powers to Add Surface Ships and Airplanes to Forces Patrolling Mediterranean in Search of Gunboats Shell Forts Oft island Of Hainan Near French Settlement BITTER FIGHT Dare To Die Unto Sword Men Battling GENEVA Sept 17 UP The powers extended their war on piracy in the Mediterranean today by deciding to include surface warships and airplanes as well as submarines and at the same time dropped almost all pretense of nonintervention control of Spain Britain France and seven supporting powers adhering to the Nyon agreement against piracy met here and agreed to protocols including surface ships and air craft in the accord The meeting adjourned until this evening when the accord will be signed air and surface accords pro vide that patrolling ships shall open fire Immediately on craft at tacking vessels contrary to the London naval accord of 1936 The effect is that any suspicious air plane surface ship or submarine in the forbidden patrol zone may be liable to attack Ail Must Be Marked The conference decided that any airplanes surface vessels or sub marines not carrying wellmarked identifications or flags would be considered pirates and fired on The entire days proceedings here in London and Paris con stituted a direct snub to Italy Announcement was made both in London and Paris of abandon ment of the naval patrol of the Spanish coast to prevent muni tions from being shipped in Britain and France without awaiting Italys next move acted swiftly and in unison They did not consult Italy Germany and the other nonintervention powers by calling a meeting of the non intervention committee but moved alone They thus indicated their soli CHICAGO Sept A rush of buyingon the part of shorts skyrocketed the price of Bicycle riding has become so a bushel of September corn to a ular here city council today con new seasons hiph today on the sidered passage of an ordinance Chicago Board of Trade as the setting up parking lighting and operating regulations similar to those governing automobiles Explorers Locate Life Signs on SkyIsland GRAND CANYON Ariz Sept party of explorers reported today that it has found unmistakable evidences of ani mal life on an island in the 4600 feet high isolated from other land for 20000 or more years This report one of the most ex citing in the annals of natural re search was made by two members of the party that scaled the sheer sides of the island yesterday They were the first men in living or written memory to visit It and according to scientific conjecture may have been the first men to have ever touched its soil The Island is the 275acre top of a shaft that rises from the bot tom of Grand Canyon whose walls are almost as smoothly perpendic ular as the sides of a column This shaft was formed by the cutting grinding currents of the Colorado river as It dug out over countless eons the Grand Canyon It is cal led Shiva temple Four scientists and five packers climbed the walls yesterday Last night all but two returned for more supplies and reported that they had found deer runs horns shed by deer and traces of other animals They found no water which meant M R Tillotson sup erintendent of Grand Canyon Na tional park said that any ani mals living there have developed characteristics that enable them to exist with moisture from plants and what rainfall occurs Dr Harold D Anthony curator of the mammalogy department of the American museum of natural history New York City and Ed win D McKee chief naturalist of the national park remained on the island all night to set traps for animals Their seven comrades will exchange fought to prevent a cor ner of the American market September futures were quoted at in the latest rush to buy an advance of cents for the day The limit on corn to be delivered this month is eight cents A reported fight between Carglll Grain Company of Minneapolis and the Farmers National Grain Cor poration Chicago for control of the market has carried the price on the September futures calling for delivery 27 of the last remnants of the 1936 crop from 95c cents on Sept 1 to todays high a gain of 17 cents in 15 trad ing days The danger of shorts those traders who sell grain they havent got In hopes of buying it later at a cheaper prices was that they would be traders who already hold almost all of the 3000000 bushels of old com re maining OHIO U SETS RECORD ATHENS Sept When Ohio university student en rollment passed the 2800 mark to day all previous records were broken A total registration of 3 rejoin them today with more food 000 students is expected by next knrl AtVuhb I and water and other supplies ALL IRON LUNGS IN TORONTO ONT NOW BEING USED I I TORONTO Ont Sept 17 UP All 13 iron lungs in the city were in use today and Dr B T McGhie deputy Ontario health minister announced arrangements had been made to keep three ad ditional lungs on hand for immedi ate use in the provinces fight to check the Infantile paralysis epi demic The Toronto health department stated 530 cases of infantile par alysis had been recorded in the city since June with 27 deaths Dr McGhie stated 1610 cases and 49 deaths had been reported In Ontario this year and admittec the epidemic appeared to be still below the peak as new cases were recorded in far separated locali ties 0 WOMAN BECOMES WIFE WIDOW AND HEIRESS IN DATf darity in determining to protect by j their Mediterranean interests force if necessary The latest action was considered to amount almost to opening the j NEWPORT R I Sept 17 UP A Boston stenographe BULLETIN 1XMSDON Sept The Chinese embassy statement from the office today saying soldiers massacred 5tt taats of Yangchang BULLETIN HONG KONG Sept 1 Central Chinese agency reported today three Japanese shelled the Chinese Holhow on miles south of Hovg near the French Kwangchowsn OB the It was the first attack Island The agency anese ships retreated Chinese batteries repBed fire SHANGHAI Sept 17 Chinese selling heavy rains that anem airplanes and tacked ferociously at lay all along the Shanghai frofat Infantry dare to die1 big sword men smashed at Japanese lines in the hang and Aikue sectors from the front told of savage to hand fighting in which Japanese resisting stoutly for reinforcements Withdrawal The Chinese continued gradual withdrawal to a new fense line But It had become dent that their retreat waa planned one as they asserted tttf the movement of the scores of thousands of men involved at email effected with clocklike predstott and rear guards challenged Japanese at point after point Exact definition of the M J front was impossible of the contradiction of reports titan the Japanese and Chinese bead quarters For instance both CM nese and Japanese claimed town of Lotien and each side in sisted that the other held Klang wan and the international race course near it Chinese fortifications for their big defensive stand proceeded on a gigantic scale Thousands of men were building defenses in the North station section north of tto international settlement and south ern point of the new line which ex tends northward to the Yangtaw river In the Nantao native quar ter on the opposite side of the in ternational settlement and paral doors to arms traffic into Spain was heiress to nearly toi Jelling the French concession day as result of a dayold deathj soldiers and workers started to by any power wishing to engage in it GOVERNOR READY TO ALTER STATE PARDONS BOARD COLUMBUS Sept Charging that the Division of Proi father Harry died last May bation and Parole has more or Miss McNulty and Hammett met less gone to seed Gov Martin L Davey said today he hoped to make full announcement next week regarding the reorganization When he learned Wednesdfiy he of the parole board and parole syswas dying he called for the Rev Krnest L Wismer of Newports United Congregational church Miss McNulty was reluctant to consent to a marriage at first but I bed marriage Helen McNulty 36 of Boston and Mclrose Mass was married to George H Hammett 40 who inherited the fortune of his mer chantfather at Newport hospital j Wednesday j Yesterday Hammett died leav ing in personal property I A T1 and in real estate mostly to his bride Only other heir is a son by a divorced wife who will receive a small share Hammetts dig a great trench line as a defense Continued on Page Eight 0 TAXES IN JUNE COLLECTION SET Sprincr He was stricken a J month ago and his sweetheart had constantly at hla bcd side tern in Ohio In the near future the gover nor said in a statement we will have a strong and respected board He warned however that re gardless of Its personnel there are bound to be a few mistakes of judgment The governor said he proposed making a thoroughly good job of reorganizing the parole system I feel sure that the program we are developing will meet the best expectations of all Interested said then consented Today the bride a widow was in seclusion with friends 0 RADIO SINGER HURT GRAND RAPIDS Mich Sept Ed McCon neil jovial radio singer was in a critical condition at Blodgett hos pital today suffering from Injuries received in an automobile accident Tuesday Total collection of real estate taxes for the last half of amounted to The collection last year1 amounted to Books on the June collection for this have been closed and approximate ly half of them submitted to county auditor Employes at auditors office were uncertain when the distribution would bf made but believed it would to about Nor 1 Deportment Chief Item On Prisoners Report CLEVELAND Sept Sheriff Martin L O day Issuod report matM at UM Jail They wtt to IBM by the jftftan blocks ;