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Lima News, The (Newspaper) - March 31, 1940, Lima, OhioThe weather Ulm in4 Btu Kaiui Toup Taratun. M 3 to 48 4t 1 the Lima news full leased wire service of toe associated press. United press and International news 44 paoe8 today 32 a big pages 12 comic pages vol. 91 Lima Ohio sunday March 31, 1940 Price seven cents River yields robbery loot _ Rimm a defy Turkey aids allies in nazi blockade warships to be passed in Dardanelles naval bases made Avail Able for contraband control Oil Trade hit Way seen to get around treaty concluded in 1936 by Robert p. Parker or. Bucharest March was represented in usually Well informed Balkan diplomatic quarters tonight As having agreed to permit passage of British and French warships thru the Dardanelles to choke of Germany s Supply line from rus Tia in the Black sea. The newspaper be moment regarded As close to the French embassy Here reported moreover that Turkey had agreed to place her naval bases at Trebizond Samsun and sin Ope at the allies disposal for use As contraband control bases. Official circles in London pro fessed no knowledge of the pro posed agreement with Turkey. It was said however that if it is True it will be a Strong boost to the Allied diplomatic offensive in the Balkans and an important Aid to tightening1 the Allied blockade of Germany informants Here reported the turkish decision was reached at a British French turkish military conference a few Days ago at Allevo altho such action is contrary to the Monteux convention of 1936 to which Turkey was a party. Treaty closed famous waterway that convention stipulated that the Dardanelles would be closed to warships of belligerent nations except when they were serving under league of nations mandate or helping a victim of aggression under a Mutual assistance pact concluded within the framework of the league to which Turkey was a party. A Way for Turkey to get around this however was explained by Deputy Petko Stainoff of the for eign affairs committee of the bul Garian chamber of deputies who told the Sofia newspaper Slovon that Turkey would let herself be forced to fail to prevent British warships from crossing the Strate Gic Dardanelle As a Black sea nation Bulgaria is vitally interested in this possibility. Turkey might satisfy Formali ties other persons indicated by voicing a protest against passage of Allied warships and having this protest duly filed in the archives of the league of be moment stated flatly that Turkey would give the Green Light to the Allied warships so that these ships can control the traffic of War supplies from rus Sian ports to if the Black sea blockade be comes reality diplomats Here pre continued on Page four Western front reports Sharp infantry fire Paris March Western front tonight emerged from the doldrums with increasingly frequent and Sharp infantry artillery and air fighting. Thru out the Day close Quarter combat was waged Between French and German unite particularly in the Nied Region just North of the Arndt Forest and in the sector West of the Vosges mountains. Rival big gun batteries mean while pounded each other s lines while planes clashed overhead. British fighter squadrons blasted two of Germany s vaunted Messer schmidts out of the skies and seriously crippled a dornier Pencil plane. The germans suffered deaths injuries and lost prisoners to the French in a series of outpost Battles the French War office com Munique said tonight. These outbursts of fighting coincided with a three hour meeting of France s inner War Cabinet under president Albert Lebrun s chairmanship and with Premier Paul and the nation s Mil itary chiefs in attendance. Missing girl found unharmed Breeds 111., March missing More than 48 three year old Helm Louise found unharmed tonight by Fulton co Deputy sheriffs. The child for which posses have been scouring the Countryside since Hor disappearance and of whom officials had expressed the conviction had died a violent was discovered More Man three quarters mile from the Home of her parents or. And mrs. Emmett Chenowith. She was dozing on a Hillside apparently not in the least frightened at being alone or perturbed Over this Small Community of 100. She smiled happily at her discoverers chief Deputy p Loyd Morse and Deputy sheriff Allen Clark Morse asked her anxiously who has been feeding the child answered simply. Sheriff Robert Cook said he would question the girl s grand Mother mrs. William Chenowith concerning her knowledge of the child s disappearance. Kkt terrorism stories heard dozen already indicted in whip death of Barber near Atlanta Atlanta ga., March 30 prosecutors encouraged by flogging indictments against ten men on Kun flux klan Rolls Drew further reports of terrorism from uneasy witnesses today in a drive to find the whip wielder who beat a suburban Barber to death the night of March 7. While Fulton co officers rounded up the indicted men including two Deputy sheriffs solicitor general John a. Boykin expressed belief the inquiry which had disclosed two kidnappings and 23 floggings about Atlanta in the last three years was Only scratching the before returning the indict ments last night the jury questioned Imperial wizard James a. Cole Scott concerning klan membership at nearby East Point ga., and obtained from him a roster and other chapter records. Colescott denied to newsmen that parades of boded knights and burning of crosses were permitted to intimidate or coerce the fiery Cross is a sacred he said. It symbolizes the Cross upon which Christ he will take no action against any of his followers unless they Are convicted he said adding we believe in the principle that a Man is innocent until proved the indictments brought to 12 the number of men accused since the inquiry started after the whip death of Isaac Gaston. The husky 37-year-old father of three child Ren was found dead m a Field hours after several men dragged him protesting from his one chair Barber shop. On a Knoll near his Welt marked body police found a heavy thronged whip. The Atlanta Constitution said testimony before the jury was to. The effect that the floggings virtually were a part of the ritual of the East Point klan. Youths Sext to Pex Fremont of March 30 Toledo youths Rob Ert Shepperson and Robert Myers were sentenced today to one to 15 years in Mansfield Reforma tory. They pleaded guilty to indictments charging burglary. U. S. Refuses to recognize puppet state Hull issues denunciation of Japan s new order rights reserved other third Powers expected to take similar action by Walter Fitzmaurice Washington March of state Hull today issued a bristling denunciation of Japan s new order in China serving notice the United states will not recognize the Jap anese sponsored Wang chm Sci who was installed As president at napkins just before the Secre tary s blast. Wang branded As a traitor by the Chiang Kai Shek govern ment under which he formerly served As vice Premier issued a Pica upon his accession to All chinese to Lay Down their arms and cooperate with his regime. However Hull in his forma statement of policy reaffirmed Washington s support of Chiang Kai Shek s embattled government at chunking and reserved All american treaty rights which May be jeopardized by the rival Nan King regime. In the Roosevelt administration s judgment he asserted Chiang still has the allegiance and sup port of the great majority of the chinese promises to continue fight diplomatic quarters believed Hull and predicated his hard Holod statement upon assurances from Chiang of his determination to wage resistance until Japan quits China or his own government col lapses from exhaustion. The Secretary s statement Diplo Matic quarters said locks the door against acceptance by the United states of a negotiated is no japanese peace so Long As american foreign policy remains in control of the Roosevelt administration or a sympathetic Suc Cessor. In the View of the diplomatic corps Hull s Strong line set an example from which Britain France and the other parliamentary Powers with far Eastern pos sessions will find it difficult to deviate notwithstanding the recent conciliatory speech of British ambassador sir Robert Craigie in Tokyo Hull took pains to reaffirm this continued on Page four subway strike is threatened new York March preparations were being made tonight for a possible Early morning walkout of work ers on the subway systems in the City. A warning from mayor la Guardia that a walkout would can cel automatically the existing con tracts Between the transport workers Union and the i. R. T. And . T. Companies went unheeded by the Union. If the walkout takes place Busi Ness in new York City will demoralized and unprecedented chaos will he the Rule. Police hit Stone Wall in coed murder quiz suspect to be freed state College pa., March 30 ins the state police Case against Nagle p. Young 35 year old state College heating contractor in the Rachacl Taylor murder Case definitely crumbled Early tonight As commissioner of motor police Lynn g. Adams revealed he would be released from custody shortly. Adams in the first press Confer ence granted since the 17-year-old College freshman was found brutally slain four from the Campus Early wednesday morning admitted his investigators had run i into it ont Wall in their Effort to find some Trace of the cruel Slayer Chubby miss Taylor whose father Percy Taylor is a Well to do Wildwood n. J., fish dealer was killed shortly after she had returned from an easter vacation at her Home. She alighted from a bus at state College joked briefly with the Driver about the Rainy weather and then started to the dormitory. Her body torn and battered was found hours later by a janitor. Up to the commis continued on four scene of St. Marys River treasure Hunt saturday at Rockford news photo residents of Rockford Mercer co. Both Young and old. Saturday abandoned their everyday Pill units to wan a for Iren Zurc in he flu allow St. Marys River. In the picture above is the from which Ralph flick loft inset and Donald Chi Herr Rinvil retrieved n which contained in Money jewelry and trinkets. Along nearby bunks of he River they found four of denomination. An x Marks spot from which the two Inch retrieved the Mii Lynsi. Other Pic f m pm on gop Hunts menace grows new in California after new week of record support for Hummel Oppon ent of Griffith in primary held unlikely by e. E. Easterly Columbus o., March death of Secretary of state Earl Griffith in the midst of his Campaign for renomination created a serious problem for re publican state Headquarters to night. The 52-year-old it. Gilead pub Lisher who died at Dawn today of a heart attack aggravated by asthma was opposed in the May 14 primary Only by Edward j. Hummel of Cincinnati a candidate for the office for 14 years. Griffith was the Republican organization s Choice. Unless it now supports Hummel which is considered extremely Vig Orous write in primary Campaign must be directed in behalf of a new candidate. Officials said another candidate s name could not be printed on Fie ballot since the last Day for May primary filings has passed. The space reserved for Griffith s name probably will be left Blank. Gov. John w. Bricker who will join other state officials at funeral services for Griffith at it. Gilead at p. M. Monday will have to appoint a new Secretary of state. The successor Likely would serve until the nov. 5 election. A Short term candidate probably will be elected then to hold office until continued on Page four death of girl aboard ship is investigated Detroit March the Federal government late to Day took full charge of the inv 3 ligation of the death of 18-year old Charlotte Cranson whose body was found aboard the u. S. S. Dubuque a naval Reserve training ship after an All night party. The Federal Bureau of investigation and naval officers shared jurisdiction in the Case at least for the present and it was indicated that the primary purpose was to determine whether any crime has been committed on Federal prop erty. In custody were three Young men and two girls All under 21 years old. Inspector John Whitman of the police homicide squad described them As the surviving members of an All night drinking party aboard the do Buquo which is anchored in the Detroit River at Tho of Cal armory. William e. Howling chief prosecuting attorney de scribed the party aboard gun boat Drunken san Francisco March flood of major proportions is rapidly developing in the Sacramento Valley after a week of almost record rainfall Federal meteorologist e. H. Fletcher said tonight. Terming the situation he named the Sacramento of either and american Rivers As chief Dan Ger spots. The new menace followed by a probe of nazi charges asked Reynolds suggests Senate hear full stories of bullitt Welles Washington March for a Senate investigation of the German govern ment s White Book alleging United states diplomats encouraged the War against Germany were made tonight by sen. Robert r. Rey nolds d n. C. He issued his Call in a state ment insisting that William c. Bullitt american ambassador to France and undersecretary of the state Sumner Welles who recently returned from a fact finding mis Sion to Europe be invited before a Senate committee probably the foreign relations committee to Tell what they As Reynolds served notice he would carry his demands to the floor of the Senate in a speech shortly rep. Hamilton fish of new York ranking Republican on the House foreign affairs commit tee delivered an address declaring the White Book proves my con Tention that the War hysteria in the United states emanated directly from the White notice was riven by fish that he would introduce an impeach ment Resolution against bullitt in the House should fish s investigation of the White Book confirm its against the envoy. Reynolds contended that bullitt should be asked by a congressional committee to give his version of the allegations that american ambassadors in Europe gave Assur ances the United states would give its moral support to Grant Brit Ain and France in their War with Germany bullitt has denied the and Secretary Hull also has denounced them. As for we Lac i the North Caro Linian demanded that the cloak month n pvn styling flood that in und Pilod Many Ali Ouwida of arcs in Northern California forced persons from their Homos find Chi used damage estimated by Sljivo officials at per sons lost their in the Marysville Are i till no about acres of Low firm jul Dairy land was flooded. In Nap toward the const 100 or More Homes were isolated after the Nipa River Liron Over its blinks at Throe places m the town. Tho families Hud been removed to safely. Nil a worn considerably alarmed Over prospects the River would Crest tonight moot ing the oncoming High Tido and the Hackerl up Waters Over the City. In the Foothills of the sierras recurring cloudburst Poui of volumes of water into tributaries of the Sacramento River which continued on a fac four liners places delayed by fog new York March j ill Day fog which even rain could not Wash away Dol Yod Ocoin liners and Foi cod cancellation of flights from and to la Guardia Field today. Tho Bilian Linor , i Savoia with passengers pulled away from her pier 00 minutes late and was believed anchored in the Bay. Tho incoming Panama liner Cristobal anchored All Day near the. Entrance to Ambrose Channel with 300 passengers. Visibility was 200 Yards at quarantine and a Quarter Milo at Sandy Hook. A total of 143 flights today and 202 for two Days were cancelled at la Guardia Field. Four killed in Oil Well last explosion near Centralia labelled worst in current Illinois Boom cent Rama 111., myrrh a men were killed and four other persons wore bund today in the worst Oil Well and tire in the three yours of the current Illinois Boom. Soured when a pocket of escaping Gik ignited find exploded it Well West of Onton Iii Tho lend were John Smith ii bout 10 jars old and drive Len rain both Hominy okla. Charles under Wood of Drumwright mid d. K. Roil Mownn of Tulsa okln., nil Oil workers. They died in a Hospital a few hours after the gigs exploding in Ono big Sheet of set tire to i to Well and n House. The others burned in the sudden in tens Flash of the explosion were Joe Butrick of Hominy and Carl Lycette of Avant okla., also Oil workers and or. And mrs. R. W. Stow formerly of Kilgore Tex. Wutrick had been employed Only this morning at the Well which was being completed in the Buck Yard of the House occupied by the stows and two other families. Mrs. Slow saved six persons from injury but before she and her husband could reach the front door the re Pinnion occurred and flames enveloped the building. Mrs. Stow s stockings were burned from her legs and her jacket caught fire. Firemen extinguished the Well fire with chemicals but the House was a total loss. The which had collected in a pocket because of the Cloudy Henvy weather was believed to have been ignited by a fire near the Well. Army of to Start counting of population tuesday continued on four Washington March 30 a i an army of census Takera rested its Arches to Day ready to trudge to each door step in America for the biggest question Campaign of the decade. The Zero hour will be a. A local time monday Tho count won t actually begin until tuesday. Alive at that moment will he counted disregarding either births or deaths i few minutes later. Four other censuses will go on at the same time. The can Musca of manufacturers and other Husin qom u wholesalers and retailers started Jan 2 and Are still operating. A tally of housing and Agri culture will Start next week. Population enumerators will Start their rounds on tuesday be cause of a technicality. Ten years ago Congress ordered censuses to begin on april 2 each decade be cause april 1, 1030, was n sunday. Things to he tabulated include not Only the ago sex and location of every person but such items As individual income from wages up to location five years ago education citizenship continued on Pago j our Bonds Money jewelry found in Rockford More than of it. Wayne robbery haul discovered stolen further Hunt planned sunday by Mercer co officials by ii Kab Coates limn news stuff Rock Fop. March Young Nock Ford men went treas ure Hunting in the shallow St. Murys River saturday found in negotiable government Bonds out Roncy and Silver to Goldhor with a suite so a Only Fillod with jewelry Small Coin purses and Trike is. Their unique dim Ivory led to further search by Rockford residents which revealed n fifth Bond and in undetermined amount of Money. The original treasure was Dis covered Liy Ralph flick 25, mid do mild duster us. Hutli men Are unemployed Siitam Iliin night sheriff Law rence Davis mid Deputy Bruce Harbor of Porcor co Learned the treasure was n portion of 000 loot taken from the Homo of retired Al. Nyno grocer police in the Indiana City told sheriff Davis the suitcase was stolen Fob. 12, from a Sot Ond floor closet in the Homo of Theodore Brandt 22. M John is. To it the flu Rel grocer Hud bunked much of hit life savings. Loot inf Lunes in Bonds included in i to recovered loot was in u. S. Government Bonds which it. Wayne police identified by serial number. Sher Iff Davis telephoned it. Wayne when ii found store sales slips in Allen co Indian ii tax receipt and it. Nyno trolley car tokens unions Hie trinkets of which there wits sufficient Quantity to fill a a unit Nikii Diirr. The Story of the treasure Dis covery goes something like this flick hns n Row Brit on the River Nuil Friday a discovered it had broken Loose and was Drift. He sought the companionship of Ler Nyrl Ogo Lphr they went Down along the River retrieved the boat and Ninde it Fust. While it the River Mooringjr Cuser a Hill of the old Large size variety deposited on dry inn the River. They looked further Ntuli found three other Bills ill of old style. Flick admitted he was excited was nimble to sleep much Friday nip lit. Neither he nor Cluster mentioned their find to a soul. Search resumed saturday morning saturday morning they arose Early and returned to the River wearing hip boots. They found More currency and a u. S. Government Bond on the River Bank. Flick said he had observed for the past several weeks that a suit Case was partly submerged under the North Span of the new Bridge Over Tho St. Marys River which carries traffic North from Rock Ford Over route 118, they waded to the suitcase which was in knee deep water and mud and drugged it ashore. It was a glad continued on Page eight stiff Cut in defense funds is threatened wast Toton March 30 Congress with its on lie 1940 elections tonight threatened Sharp reductions in president Roosevelt s proposed expenditures for National defense to offset approximately in proposed unbudgeted appropriations for Farmers and relievers. The Economy drive initiated in the House which slashed some from Early appropriations measures dime to standstill when the Senate added to the farm Bill. The increase would a wide for in parity payment in addition to for disposal of crop surpluses and Tor Loans to Farmers. Shocked by the Senate action. Lenders of the House Economy Campaign agreed tentatively to Day to slash from the requested of president Roosevelt for the War department for Tho fiscal year to
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