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Cumberland Times (Newspaper) - February 25, 1940, Cumberland, Maryland The weather Cloudy and colder Isth Light Snow in West and preceded by Light Airt in East portion today colder tonight monday 28 pages vol 56 Cumberland Maryland sunday february 25 1940 direct associated press service Price seven cents administrator Supito frs demands Roosevelt announce his intentions without delay holds attitude deadlocks party gives up Triplet after flight court held them neglected Gays announcement Wil be better for All concerned even the president by William Ardery Washington feb 24 Nihad an admin Stra supporter said today that i Wal be better for All concerned president Roosevelt announce once his attitude toward a thin pm the Alabama senator who his brother Speake Rashead of the democratic pres a Venilal nomination told reporters the president should give sex Ision to what he is going to do it think there is much Doss in went on the Point that b liquid make his intentions know would be better for All concerned deluding the president if he would a statement Roosevelt can have nomination 1 Bankhead asserted that it or should seek renomination Rien he can have it without much Liest Lon the Alabama senator dont like second choices b As Long As or Roosevelt is at Lse in the situation there is no or the people to make up their is on other candidates there be no test of sentiment so Long s uie president remains silent i Bankhead is the first new Deal hrs for to suggest that or Roose declare his intentions Sirni r suggestions were made this week senators Johnson Colo and Mccartan i Cimer stays oot of Nebraska meanwhile it was made known it vice president Garner will it or the Nebraska Wilmary because i believes his entry might Hurt the chances i of senator one of his chief orters or Roosevelt sup Nurs have arranged for his in in the race Samer was reported to believe 1st if he went into Nebraska and gaunt fireman admits killing of bridegroom John Ord 42 confesses slaying Man who successfully wooed his common Law wife Hitler claims god As his ally Force to meet Force fuehrer declares Chamberlain defiant wounded Bride denies setting rival afire after shooting and beat ing him third Man clubbed i resigned to give up her two surviving Triplet daughters mrs Mary Stillman is accepting the judgment of St Louis juvenile court that termed them neglected and handed their care to the Board of guardians the heartbroken Mother fled with one of the 9months old girls above when officers were taking them away she was located later by a newspaper reporter bigger things Are looming in Detroit probe special prosecutor on Quick Senate vote on Trade Agenda sought finance committee begins gambling crusade says hearing tuesday on res Wayne county will be gleaned up Mccrea is defiant indicted prosecutor glad of face accusers under oath terms charge Rotten politics out Ion extending agreements veto Power asked Tacoma Wash feb 24 Dersher Ift Clyde Knowles said to night John Ord 42 tall gaunt Tacoma fireman had confessed the brutal wedding night slaying of the Man who successfully had courted his common Law wife he denied however the officer added any connection with the fire that turned the couples honeymoon cottage into a funeral pyre after the Bride and a third Man had been wounded body removed from ruins the body of Hale r Rosier 56 former president of the Washington state elks association was removed last night from the ruins of his Svi Burban Home is Bride Myra 36 reported by Knowles to have lived with Ord for ten years Clung to life in a Tacoma Hospital a Bullet wound in her Abdomen King Pomeroy 50 who lived in Neslers Home was beaten severely with a poker Ord was arrested after taking mrs Rosier to a Hospital Knowles said both mrs Rosier and Pomeroy signed statements that Ord invaded the Home killed the bridegroom and injured them he gave this summarized version on their statements broke into honeymoon cottage mrs Rosier and Pomeroy said that last night Ord came to the Rosier Home and demanded in trance Rosier protested and Ord broke in through a screen door he struck mrs Rosier knocking her to the floor when Rosier intervened Ord shot him he then picked up a stove poker and beat the Bride British Rule out any peace w1thnaziites prime minister terms Ger Man government As in capable of guarantee ing future Security Heads of two warring Powers hurls challenges in Pep talks pledges nation to fight to finish describes nazi Aims As destruction of Britain and domination of world London feb 24 circles in London were described a retarding the speech of Adolf Hitler today As one of which it ii not Worth comment in Chancellor Hitler prime minister Cham Lerlan Detroit feb 24 pros was a Sharp new Chester p Ohara of the Deal fight that Burke might or political developments in faded senator tuft an loved presidential candidate told Springfield 111 audience that a pm program should embody some Fjor features of the administrate system but should look toward abandonment of the Sui it theory of crop curtailment that so Long As the form i1 income is relatively Low an a pure subsidy would be justified South states Ivill balk senator Bridges another i the Republican candidates for i nomination predicted in an at Dallas if the dealers have their Way and innate or Roosevelt for a third or any one of their clan a Isber of Southern states will be in the Republican column i Texas senator Norris a Day administration sup we expressed the belief that Roosevelt would not declare his term intentions until the cratic convention meets july 8rand investigating gambling and graft in Detroit said today there Are other and bigger things to follow the indictment of Dun can c Mccrea Wayne county prosecutor against who governor Lur in d Dickinson has started removal proceedings the grand jury intends to go on with this Job and clean up Wayne county declared Ohara Mccrea ouster asked circuit judge Homer Ferguson who has been sitting As a Oneman grand jury As authorized by Michi Gan statute petitioned governor nor Dickinson to oust Mccrea after senator Brown suggests Congress be Given same authority As Over presidential orders Washington feb 24 Tor Brown Mich suggested to Day that Congress be Given the same veto Power Over Trade agree ments that it has Over presidential orders reorganizing government agencies the reorganization orders go into effect automatically after a 60 Day period unless either House Dis approves Brown is counted As a doubtful member of the Senate finance com Mittee which will Start hearings monday on legislation to extend the indicting him Fred w Frahm de posed Detroit police superintend ent Harry Colburn Mccrea chief investigator four police detectives and several other persons the group is charged with operating and protecting a baseball lot Tery in Detroit in the removal petition judge Ferguson charged Mccrea with collecting Money from operators of disorderly houses and various forms of gambling in Wayne county de atty Gen takes Over duties attorney general Thomas rec Groom repeatedly Over the head Pomeroy sleeping in an adjoin ing room heard the shot Andin Vest gated Ord attacked Pomeroy with the poker knocking him unconscious Ord then turned his attentions to mrs Rosier beating her with a Niece of cordwood when mrs nos Ier regained consciousness she saw Ord leaning Over her husband pouring kerosene on his clothing Rosier attempted to Rise but Ord struck him Down with the poker and applied a match to his clothing Bride tried to smother flames mrs Rosier crawled Over and got a Rug and threw it around her Hus bands body Ord then shot her and dragged her onto the front porch with the House ablaze Pomeroy managed to Craft to safety Ord drove mrs Rosier to nearby Lake Steilacoom and threatened to throw her in mrs Mosiers entreat ies caused him to change his mind and he drove her to his Home four by Robert e Bunnell London feb 24 Ipp prime min ister Chamberlain today flatly ruled out any peace with the pre sent German government As in capable of guaranteeing future Security to Europe As he pledged a fight to the Fin ish until we Are satisfied that Freedom is Safe the conflict with Germany produced thess new re sults the naval trawler Ben Volio 352 ton vessel engaged in my sweeping Sank after hitting a mine with ten of her men lost the vessel was the 30th of the British Navy to go Down since the War began go Beeper into Germany sir ministry announced Royal air Force planes scouted deep into greater Germany Lor the second successive night ranging As far afield As Prague capital of dismembered Czechoslovakia officials said besides Prague Points scouted included Kiel Hamburg and Bremen one plane made a forced land ing in Belgium uie Crew of six was arrested the British press reported with out official confirmation that Roy reds Poi Mdini at Vii Puri door finn invaders but a then uni Hitler places ban on Welles Berlin visit reciprocal Trade act for three years from next june 12 the present expiration Date the House approved the measure 216 to io8 last night Hope for Early Vole democratic leaders hoped for an Early Senate vote chairman har Rison miss of the Senate com Mittee said the Senate committee might report the legislation by the end of next week majority Leader Barkley of Kentucky expressed the opinion that Senate debate might be completed in a week calling his proposal left handed approval Brown said it might be a possible Compromise if there were a close vote on a proposal to give the Senate Power to ratify or reject Trade agreements administration Sevelt gets vote t of landslide proportion Al Sonville a feb 24 ent Franklin d Roosevelt re a vote of landslide proper to head again the democratic in a make believe Seminole preference primary Here to is president was the first Choice voters with Vic president Garner second with 18 Secre of state Cordell Hull received for first Choice National chairman James a on Page 3 col 6 to Detroit from Lansing today readers asserted however that the Atif location proposal advanced by everal senators would be Defeated to take Over As much of my areas work As in our judgment has been made necessary by his indict ment and other circumstances read said the Case in which Mccrea is one of the acc ised and several others also would be taken Over by his department Mccrea said today that he welcomed the Opportunity for the first time to be confronted by my accusers under oath terms indictment dirty politics he reiterated his charge that his indictment is dirty Rotten politics continued on Page i col s refuses to ask mercy for two condemned to death Alice Aikens 83 assault victim Templeville u rejects plea of three mexican government officials she write governor Oconor to spare ones life my feb 24 Alice Aikens 83yearsold rna assault victim refused to j 4 request of three mexican lament officials that write f to governor Oconor Neek for one of her attackers c Sanchez sentenced to March 15 while foes of the legislation pre Miles Awny after mrs Rosier promised to keep her Mouth shut Ord look her to piece county Hospital then Leit later he returned and was a sheriff aides find Man dead arrest other Seattle feb 24 of sheriffs deputies forced their Way into a Cabin in nearby Bothell today Dis armed and captured one Man and found the Bullet pierced body of a second the dead Man was identified As John Foster 40 and Deputy Sher Iff o k Bodia said Joseph Bau Stead 73 told him he killed Foster in Sel defense late yesterday the deputies went to Bau steeds Cabin on a tip but met a threat of pistol fire if they tried to enter Bola ordered his men to throw Al air Force planes had sunk three German submarines and a merch Antman and rammed and sunk another the toll of merchantmen victims of the War Rose with the foundering of the British Steamer Royal Archer 2266 tons while being towed after striking a mine danish advices said ure 1206ton danish ship Aasc had been sunk in the Atlantic with 16 seamen lost says filled would dominate world winding up n series of Pep meet Ings by Cabinet ministers with an address in his Hometown of Birm Ingham the gaunt foyer old Chamberlain delivered one of his sharpest fight talks of the War Chamberlain decried nazi Aims As destruction of Britain and domination of the world Britain on the other hand he said to the cheers of the Crown is fighting r crusade for Freedom and to abolish the spirit of militarism and accumulation of Arma ments which is pauper izing All eur attacking massively at is land environs of City from captured coastal base dead litter Snow of battlefields another division pressing finnish Between Gulf and Lake Mulla in Pincher move publication of news about undersecretary of states cals is forbidden program Complete Little doubt but that american will get dignified Hearty Welcome from fuehrer determined to break terror plutocrats German dictator says hts armed forces will fight until end is accomplished leaves France out of strictures intimates Germany would have won world War with him at Helm talks from Munich by Edwin 6hankb Munich feb 31 hit Ler cried out tonight that Germany will fight until the terror of the Pluto Racies has been dared the three mighty t tales of Russia Italy and Japan to be his friends and proclaimed he Trust that god is with him wid his Nassos Reich to his old run re to an hours speech broadcast Over the world the fuehrer asserted hand of Providence saved him from death i r bomb explosion it Rothii very City last november 8 and declared the same province has especially blessed us for six yews do you think mud live blessed us Only to drop now he asked there ii a creates people with equal rights says Strei Irwi today Germany Hall stronger in every Way than the Imperial Reich of especially in a Leader slip preceded by the bloods inert dieted a close vote in the Senate finance committee Harrison said there was no doubt that the Meas ure would be approved Harrisons View was supported by senator George another finance committe can fast Pace aim of senator in the general congressional Pic Ture leaders called for a fast Pace Early next we Etc in addition to the finance com Mittee hearings on the Trade pro Gram there will be a hearing by the Senate agriculture committee on the farm Bill approved by the House far state senators Are seeking to add for parity payments the Senate was scheduled to approve the Supply Bill for the courts and the state Justice and Commerce departments the House will consider a deficiency appropriations measure More looms for Federal Agency Washington feb 24 Senate appropriations committee recommended today in Queen Annes county court records crease Over budget figures in the for the Federal governments antitrust division the committee voted a total o for that division of Thi Justice department after ass Stan attorney Genera Thurman Arnold continued on col chunks of Wood through a window to distract Baustead attention continued on Page t col 3 rope and not in the least Germany herself Freedom of poles and czechs How in Concrete terms Are these f Aims to be secured he asked Andu answered first Independence of the poles and czechs must be assured secondly we must have some tangible evidence that will satisfy us that any pledges or assurances continued on Page 14 col 3 by Paul Sjoblom Helsinki feb 24 strategy Call spread red army its dead littering the Snow at the rate of 6000 in two Days was reported tonight by the finnish High command to be striking massively at the Island environs of Vii Puri from a captured coastal base Only 7vt Miles away from Kals Ahtl nestled on the War wrecked Gull of Finland rail Way just below Fin lands erstwhile second City and from Koivisto 17 i Miles further South once the West Ern Anchor of Fin lands Mannaf Heim line the soviet offensive stretched out Over the Gulf ice to Hammer at finnish defenders on the remaining islands in Al Purl Bay by Louis p oct Inch Berlin feb 24 Germany tonight placed n strict official brn on publication of news of the impending visit of United states undersecretary of state Sumner Welles but nevertheless put its Best foot Forward to Welcome president Roose belts fac finding emissary although it was emphasized that the program for the includes an audience with Adorf Hitler next tuesday or wednesday be carried out without the press getting so much As s peek at it authorized sources disclosed the schedule wis Complete Fincher move underway eastward other divisions pressed on against the finnish land de lenses Between the Gulf sri Tike Mola striving to Complete a Pinch ers action on Vii Puri this City once n Modem town of 74000 now is a virtual combat area Blond musical comedy Star ends her fourth marriage ton also under death sentence the mexican officials Neaice to Cecii Treville today and before proceeding to the Aikens Home at Templeville Turner who accompanied the men to temp Orvllle said mrs Aik ens also advised him that she had Turnerjr who i received a letter from a cantons Sanchez and Aluta kcn1 continued on past i col Ujj ranges Williams granted divorce from Frank love Joy new York radio actor charges him with brutal treatment waives Alimony and Isal owed to resume her Maiden name her third divorce Chicago feb or Frances we hams Monde musical comedy Star has ended her fourth mar rage to Day circuit judge John b Sabath granted her r divorce from Frank Lovejoy new York radio actor late yesterday she married him june 29 Sho testified Lovejoy struck he so hard while he was intoxicated Jan 13 that she attendee Frances Williams hear Sals for a show she said he hit her again Jan 20 she waived All its buildings wrecked by shells and us noncombatants moved away the finns said these Gulf and land attacks directed at a Puri rom five Points resulted in heavy russian losses that my tanks and six batteries were destroyed but he finns did not this time say the attacks were repulsed detachments annihilated on the finns left flunk cast of Lake Mola two russian detach ments of unspecified size were declared to have been wholly annihilated Friday after piercing the finnish lines More specific soviet losses were totalled up to Over 2850 As follows Salme Kalta East of Lake Muo Laa More than 5000 a cd and other arms left on the Field Northeast of Lake Ladoga Abou 1000 killed 15 tanks destroyed at Khmo on the Central Eastern front the enemy lost 350 kill cd the Day previous the Fin Sesti mated russian losses it 2800 at the extreme Eastern end of the line near Taupale the finns counterattacked and destroyed two soviet tanks Hearty Welcome Asa Birrd there it Little doubt but that the american will get dignified my Hearty Welcome As the War goes on German statement see More and mors that the United states neutrality Law has Many Good Points to it and Ger Many is ready to go a Long Way to help keep the United states in the Neutra column attacks on the United states virtually have ceased some papers even from time to time have com mended american neutrality Legisla Tion to european neutrals a Worth emulating there has been criticism m uie press and in circles close to the government of the Salo of eight United stoics line verse i to Bel glum firm but this has largely taken he line that Belgium by tolerant Rig the Deal compromised her Neu Flag which headed his marchers in Tho abortive Beer Ceylor Putsch of 1933 and surrounded by old party fighters Hitler came to Muni Lvi Hausfrau Hall tonight to commemorate the founding of the nazi party and Ita adoption of 25point pro Gram 20 years ago it was his first speech the Muns Cli since the Burger bauhaus explosion wrecked Tho scene of the original Beer cellar plot and killed eight persons shortly after Hitler Hud left jeer dumb Erlain on the Ere of United states undersecretary of bumper Welles arrival in for a feel ingot of possible ways to peace the fuehrer gave o defiant we message to his nation and to Tho to smash Niv Yonn who seeks to deny Germany her rightful us lib space jeering at these chamberlains and their top hats sneering at Winston Church 1u and disdaining to reveal to Elfio War alms he did mention i prior to uie Start of uie War und described diem a of our living space return of our col onies but his present Price for peace went unnamed what we Are fighting against he thou cd amidst cries of approval is the idea that one or two trally the Phlps Are to touch at French and English continued on Page if col 4 of the Earth should have every thing god didst Moke this world Tor englishmen alone it simply cannot be that the German copts Are destined to be slaves of English and French significantly Hitler reverted to hts Early War practice of leaving France almost out of his strictures claims in Wonia have won War going Back to 1914 is intimated Germany would have von world War had he been at the Helm the nations leaders then he declared were second rate but All know that neither militarily nor economically can Ger Many be Defeated the thing is leadership More than in any recent speech trip fuehrer claimed god continued on Page 14 col s Mony and was allowed to resume her Maiden name Frances Maude Jill neck miss Williams divorced her first two husbands Lester ozarks trumpet player Ned Miguel de soil a Spanish sportsman her i Ltd husband Robert Alexander agent obtained on toddy communique was the first finnish fld Muslin that Koivisto had fallen with 1u fortifications batteries and coastal artillery on an offshore Island Len Advance Kaplit tie announcement likewise Dos sending Welles to Europe result puzzling feelers president and state department officials followed for months with great attention uninterrupted Stream of proposals that warring nations had been sounded out on peace by Washington feb of a a puzzling scr Lea of informal and unofficial peace feelers Mado hero and in Europe greatly influenced president Roost Vicki decision to undersecretary of Sumner Wellco across the j i4c closed a rapid russian Advance up Atlantic to gather information the railway to the station of Knols in the Vait few months the m put m get have followed with attention an uninterrupted Stream of generally they Havo come from private citizens merchants Banff cars and the cd twins of Denmark Holland Sweden Bel glum and Switzerland i for the most part the procedure has been to seek audience with lit 11

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