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The Paris News (Newspaper) - March 31, 1940, Paris, Texas
Paris temperate cues Friday 72 Law 50 East Texas partly Blondy Vruth mild monday moderate Southeast winds of the coast West Texas fair with cloudiness sunday and monday Chanse in Oklahoma fair sunday increasing cloudiness monday dated mild vol 71 no 224 full leased wire associated pres regional and local news Jand the dinner Horn sunday edition 1940 March jul i 15j16 23 24j 251 261 Paris Texas sunday morning March 31 1940 Twenty two pages in two sections established 1869 his Day and time b w n f Bonham mayor turns entertainer the u is the United Stales Sud made the target or i thrusts by the German and at the same time recipient of a Potshot from the soviets first off the nazis publish a lot the substance of which i the United states govern ment had been committed to get into an european War on the Side of the allies even before the shoot tilsit ing began fact of the matter is nothing seems More Remote today in the Light of United states pub lie opinion this country is pro allies All right but not to the extent of actual intervention it seems from Here that Uncle Sam and his soldiers had enough of that sort of thing Back in 1917 and 1918 the claims which have been denied by All persons in responsible positions who might have lip had anything to do with the pro fill mul gation or transmission of the messages purported to have been dispatched might also be an Effort by the nazi propaganda agents to discredit the administration in this country and thus spread a Little dissatisfaction in the minds of americans with their government this might be one explanation Back of them another and perhaps even More plausible explanation might be that the nazis Are allowing this information to come to Light at this time in order to bolster the morale on the Home front in Ger Many anything which can be done to put the responsibility for this War upon the shoulders of any other nation than Germany Natur ally would look attractive to the nazi propagandists who must have their hands full As it is try ing to keep the Home folks be Lieving the germans Are winning the War while the people at Home redoing on less food than the think is sufficient for their needs Andare undergoing other similar if less painful privations of the claims made by uhe Ger Ryan White Book was that the democracies wanted Germany to become involved in a weakening War with Russia in the East after would at c its Capi it be that the Ger j seeing the the Al such a strategy and feeling it unlikely to come about now in View of the nazi soviet Friend have decided to expose the whole thing thereby showing their people How they outsmarted their adversaries As for the russian thrusts Mol Toff remarked that russian s relations while they have not in prayed recently have become no worse unless the moral embargo against the soviet Union As a re sult of the finnish War is consid ered this he added is of no consequence with the coming of peace in that conflict most significant thing seemingly in the Zolotoff remarks was his announcement that Russia will continue its policy whether any body likes it or not that should provide an insight into the rus Sian psychology for those who have wondered How Russia Wil react to her defeat of the finns the answer is simple the big boy having run Over the Little fellow without damage to himself will j proceed with the proceedings and run Over some More if he sees fit to Stop him nazis pleased with nazis Berlin tickled Over Story on u promises More sensations t o 1 1 4 a to k f v d if Levi Berlin officialdom 24 hours after unleash ing a diplomatic Blitzkrieg of 16 documents about alleged United states prewar diplomacy leaned Back saturday night in glee Ful contemplation and promised even More explosive sensations need try to prove an Alibi to the effect he was mis understood or Liat he was mis quoted by polish said one official speaking of the documents to come fridays White Book made up to 16 documents said to Hava been taken As spoils of Conquest from the vaults of the Warsaw spokesmen would not commit j foreign office purported to themselves to precisely what statesmen would be named in Tho forthcoming release Al though one hinted that the Ger Man government is in Possession of direct communications by the United states ambassador to Paris William c bullitt quote bullitt and u s Ambas Sador to London Joseph p Ken Nedy at length the quotes being attributed to reports of polish diplomats in washing ton Paris and London made in late 1938 and the first half of 1939 they ascribed to bullitt the conviction that America would finish the War on the Side of the allies to Kennedy a pro Mise to put pressure on the Brit ish to lend Money to Poland president Roosevelt by indirection was declared to have fostered an american War psycho Sis in order to help the allies in the coming conflict and to have bullitt to Stop any fur ther British attempts at appease ment these reports were wholly de Nied by official Washington nevertheless German officials expressed themselves saturday As completely satisfied with the effects of their Surprise move and let everyone know that compared to the Vintage mater Ial that is in the offing fridays White Book was cheap by letting Allied warships into Black sea turks May help choke nazis mayor Joe Hrdlicka of Bon Ham shown in upper picture microphone in hand provided a Lively interlude saturday at fair Park coliseum where about 700 Cucumber growers gathered for a noon Barbecue the mayor Sang two numbers and added a pantomime act photos which brought rounds of laugh Ter pictured below Are Robert Brice left and t l Brice of the Brice Pickle company of Sherman hosts at the Barbecue Ted Brice was master of Cere monies for the program which is to become an annual affair spa Cut hits county jobs hard 150 men to go off Rolls sewing rooms lose 19 a nationwide Cut in spa employment for april struck a blow saturday at Lamar county Road program and sewing rooms with about 150 men being taken off the construction jobs and 19 women being removed from county sewing rooms county judge r v Hammack made Public a letter from Gus w Thomasson of Dallas District manager of spa area 4 which told of the necessary reductions fourteen Northeast Texas coun ties make up area 4 whether the quota reduction would affect the City of Paris was not immediately known and monday at Midnight is deadline Cucumber growers told county future Bright Sherman Pickle maker Host at Barbecue a Bright future for Lamar county As a truck growing Cen Ter was forecast saturday by t l Brice Sherman Pickle manufacturer As he played Host to approximately 700 Cucumber grow ers for his company and Paris business and professional men at District fair grounds near the close of the meeting Brice gave Brief instruction on the planting and culture of cucumbers and said a bulletin on the cucumbers will be or Joe Hrdlicka of Bonham who is also president of the Bonham chamber of Commerce mayor Hrdlicka Sang two negro num Bers and gave a silent mimic of a poker hand being dealt following receipt of the gift watch Blanton thanked Brice and the Farmers of the county for the cooperation extended them and expressed regret at leaving Paris he praised the action of the Brice company in coming into this Sec mayor j Morgan Crook said he said no definite message had been received to authorize a Cut in City spa Rolls nationwide in scope judge Hammack said Thomas sons letter made it Clear that the reduction was nationwide in scope with no Section or Community omitted the present plan is for workers to be re moved from the Rolls in this 14 county area in april with about Cut off by june 30 when the fiscal year ends even As the sewing room projects were Given personnel cuts stringent increases in output per individual worker were ordered in the past the scale has been 50 Yards of textiles per worker per month with the government furnishing most of the material the new scale Calls for this production to be doubled with each worker to handle 100 Yards of textiles per month of this 100 at the close of a fast and Furi Ous business Day which netted More than in Auto registrations tax assessor collector Royce Whitten said saturday night he expects another cars to be registered before the deadline at Midnight monday Whitten said passenger cars 695 farm trucks and 750 commercial vehicles had been registered through saturday nights business he estimated monday would bring in another 800 passenger cars and 100 each of farm and commercial vehicles total receipts from saturdays registrations came to Whitten said his office would be open till Midnight monday and that two substations would be open till 6 p m monday the substations Are at the Lamar Chevrolet company on Sputh twentieth Street and the Rire Stone store on Clarksville Street new plates must be on cars after Midnight monday neutrals get warning Churchill speech comes As allies tighten War machine London pugnacious Winston Churchill Britain first Wilson goes into court again As election nears asks injunction against mayor and employees Summers rally monday night with election eve just around the Corner Ralph Wilson Paris grocer who holds one court Victory in his race for mayor of Paris went into court again saturday naming mayor j Morgan Crook and about 75 others in two separate petitions for injunctions Wilsons petitions filed in sixty second District court asked that the mayor and the other defendants be enjoined or restrained from certain practices which Wilson said would Hurt his chances at the polls in the City election tues Day unless the court enjoined the defendants from the prac report not confirmed in London Story goes that France Britain to use turkish bases Bucharest was represented in usually Wellin formed Balkan diplomatic quarters saturday night As having h agreed to permit passage of Brit ish and French warships through the Dardanelles to choke off Ger Many Supply line from Russia in Yards the government will of the admiralty coupled a Nish 50 and the sponsor Lamar county will furnish 50 new sewing room quota the personnel cuts were announced As eight women at Blos Hom five at Chicota two at de German and russian allegations and re the germans Promise More and bet Ter announcements average american Likely will recall the old saw that Sticks and stones May break my Bones but words can never Hurt having done so go along with their business that the Best policy after All who doubts where United states sympathies rest today anyhow How Many supporters does Germany have in this coun try and Russia so Why fret Over something which May be found entirely devoid of truth As s foun Dation ror i j1 f i 1 1w h j v cd v in Tion and hiking the Price of Cut part and four at roxtoni9 n cumbers he said the Price to be j All the february work report showed 37 women employed at Blossom 28 at Chicota 20 at de port and 28 at Roxton the new quota after the reduction will o Little couple bought a Home and Good used car the classifieds sure helped them their wedding Check x go entertainment was provided by the negro methodist Church choir under the direction of Benny Owens the choir was Well received numbers rendered by the talented negro singers included travelling dedicated to r b Blanton popular and dynamic chamber of Commerce Secretary who has been instrumental in the Progress of the truck crop move ment in the county wrist watch to Blanton Blanton who soon leaves Paris j and Lamar county to become Secretary of the port Arthur Cham Ber of Commerce was the subject of some highly complimentary re Marks by speakers appearing on the program he received a wrist watch from Brice and his com Pany a g Pat Mayse Paris news publisher made the presen tation for the Pickle company executive serving As master of ceremonies Brice paid tribute to Mayse and the Paris news for the co operation they have Given him in arranging for Cucumber acreage n this Section he also introduced Joe Wunsch chamber of Commerce president r Mcclure chairman of the chamber of Commerce agricultural committee mrs Fay Pope in charge of the state employ ment office Here r i Billyeu county agent of Pushmataha county Antlers Ray Hutt of the first National Bank Paris his brother Bob Brice associated with him in the Pickle manufacturing business r c Lane of the Paris grocer company and mrs Brice and their son he also thanked Harry Baker of the la mar county fair association and officials of Battery a of the Tex As National guard for use of the fair ground facilities and r l Morris local Salesman of the admiration Coffee company for cof fee furnished for the occasion Bonham mayor Here one of the highlights of the pro Gram was the appearance of May paid Here under contract s3 per 100 pounds for no 1s for no 2s and 50 cents for no 3s Are the Best to be found in the United states a total of in Cash prizes and a Jar of pickles were awarded in a farce contest Sam Coch ran Veteran Powderly truck grower was the dupe of a prac tical joke but was awarded a Cash prize of s5 and a Jar of pickles other prize winners were a f Kelso Antlers it 1 Fred Persley Paris it 5 l m Al Vord Powderly and Earnest Edelhauser Paris it 2 each Sam Taylor Powderly it 7 s10 and w a Hedrick Antlers 20 Brice told the the bar Becue will be an annual affair new warning of intensification of the War saturday night with the significant hint that Britain scarcely could be expected in the future to take As a matter of course interpretations of Neutral Ity which give All advantages to the the belligerent speech Broad cast to America and elsewhere recalled the first lords Declara Tion of january 20 in which he be 27 for Blossom 22 for Chicota called on Europe anxious Neu to 13 for Deport and 25 for Roxton Thomas sons letter said the cuts had to be made to stay in the spa funds allotted by Congress Fortis fiscal year Little buds perk up rain puts soil in shape for Cotton planting four killed in blast four others burned in Illinois Oil Well explosion Centralia 111 men were killed and four other i persons were burned seriously saturday in the worst Oil Well explosion and fire in the three years of the current Illinois Boom seared when a pocket of escape trials to join the allies in United action to bring the War against Germany to a speedy end vigorous War demanded it followed closely too upon continuing demands from various quarters in great Britain for a More vigorous prosecution of the War and the disclosure that the Allied navies Are determined to tighten their stranglehold on Ger Many by Way laying scandinavian Ore ships and by greater activity in the Pacific against shipments of raw materials from Mexico to Vladivostok from whore they can find their Way to Germany some quarters saw a distinct re lation Between Church ills Asser Tion that time has been on our Side but it is a changeable ally with the Treasury annual state ment showing a deficit of pounds about 000 for the first fiscal year of the times the persons named in the Sec Ond suit styled Ralph Wilson is by Wooten it Al were alleged by Wilson to be in the main City employees and subordinates of mayor Crook hearing was set on the injunction petitions for two Oclock monday afternoon in the District courtroom her judge Newman Phillips of sixty second District court will be on the Bench Wilson previously went to court in above to get his name on the ticket As a candidate for Mayer and came out with authority of the sixty second District court to allow his norne to go on the ticket in that action mrs t d Wells City Secretary was named As defendant meantime the political scene moved Forward and All candidates for office in the tuesday election rallied their friends and support ers for a Las minute push that each hoped would end in Victory whoa fights too the Las minute push became so vigorous saturday afternoon that at least one fight broke out on the Plaza As a direct result of a political argument and there was no Way of measuring How Many syllables split the air Dur ing the Day for one candidate or another chief items on the Calendar for Day before election the final political rally of c c Summers also a candidate for mayor who said last week he had been offered in a Tele phone conversation if he would quit the race Summers rally is slated for Bywaters Park at monday night he has denied what he termed rumours that he was preparing to withdraw from the race a third candidate Lee Glass cock kept up a Campaign of per Sonal contacts but had no rally that is a second Ward voter got Only shall Cost a vote for some candidate for Alderman from Ward 2 but also for some candidate in each of the other wards and for Alderman Large the polls will open at 8 Oclock tuesday morning and close at Oclock for the elec Tion allowing an hour longer than is provided in the City charter the extra hour is provided by state Law which is being followed in this election polling places will be at Ward 1 Central fire station Ward 2 Hunter furniture com Pany grand Avenue Ward 3 basement Lamar county courthouse Ward 4 Paris High school the Black sea the newspaper be moment regarded As close to the French embassy Here reported moreover that Turkey had agreed to Placa her naval bases at Sun and sin Ope at the allies disposal for use As contraband tool bases official circles in London 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 tightening the Allied blockage of would violate pact informants Here reported i turkish decision was reached at a British French turkish military conference a few Days ago at Al Lepo although such action is Conral tray to the Monteux convention of 1936 to which Turkey was party j that convention stipulated that the Dardanelles would be closed to warships of belligerent except when they were serving under league of nations 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 i Deputy Petko Stainoff of the for eign affairs committee of the Garian chamber of deputies ing Gas ignited and exploded at the West of Centralia the Little buds perked up Satur dead were John Smith about 19 Day shoved out their chests till years old and Dave Hardin both they popped and decided Spring t of Hominy Charles under had arrived after a Nice Cool dousing in water the Little buds Felt better than usual at that the Rains that fell in the past week made the buds Happy the Farmers happier the first Shower session went Well into the Earth the second polished off the Job and even saw some Stock rare thing indeed caught in pools Over the county if the Earth warm and Loamy and ready Lor its Spring seeds stays warm and Loamy Farmers of the county plan to Start Plant ing Cotton this week a sudden nip of cold or More Rains would of course delay planting rainfall this week amounted to inches and aprils showers Are docketed to com along next Wood 54 of drum night and d e red Sevan of Tulsa All Oil workers new taxes due Britain expenditures for the against revenues of about 2000 despite a 35 or cent in fiscal year ending saturday night totalled about revenues o despite a 35 per come tax and other heavy levies the 19401941 War budget to be announced april 23 is expected to run around new and higher taxes Are anticipated on his Bill fare mayor Crook likewise announced no plans for an election eve meeting record vote due political observers were not a bit hesitant saturday in predict ing a record City vote under Al most any circumstances with the exception perhaps of some Vio Lent weather disturbance one Point brought out Satur Day by a candidate for Alder Man was that he was frequently asked if people in every Ward Are allowed to vote for aldermen in other Ward the statutes per Mit and authorize such voting told the Sofia newspaper Loyo that Turkey would let herself be forced to fail to prevent British warships from crossing the strategic Dardanelle May protest through As a Black sea nation Bulgaria is vitally interested in this possibility Turkey might satisfy Formali ties other persons by voicing a protest against passage of the 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 russian to business Here healthy census figures cited big Job opens tuesday the business census govern m e n t enumerators get Down to the task of taking the Church ills assertion that there is no need for Russia to be drawn they died in a Hospital a few j into this struggle unless she hours after the Gas exploding in wishes it so and that we have no quarrel with the italian or the japanese Peoples reiterated fhe British wish to confine the War to Hitler and the nazi German one big Sheet of set fire to the Well and a House the others burned in the Sud Den intense Flash of the explosion were Joe Butrick of Hominy and Carl Lycette of Oil workers and or and mrs r w Stow formerly of Kilgore Tex Butrick had been employed Only saturday morning at the Well which was being completed in the Back Yard of the occupied by the stows and two other families Power it is no part of our policy to seek War with he said seek fugitive Beaumont Law enforcement officers of East Texas were searching for t j Coleman wanted for several crimes in East Texas in the Trinity River Bot Tom saturday night Eva becomes Charlie flees before cops Little Eva had nothing on red River Charlie when it comes to being pursued red River found that out when she attempt expect 200 at charter banquet wednesday night about 200 members and invited guests Are expected at the Char Ter banquet wednesday night of the Paris and Lamar county Junior chamber of Commerce the affair will be held at Paris Golf club beginning at p m it will Mark Complete affiliation of the local organization with National and state Jaycee groups principal speaker will be Bill Cooper of Dallas Presil Dent of the Junior chamber of Commerce of Texas he will sign and make the presentation of the local groups charter of state and National affiliation Henry Dorsey Secretary of the Texarkana Junior chamber of Commerce and several members of the Texarkana organization will be guests they were instrumental in getting the parisians to join state and National organizations John Grain chairman of the entertainment committee said Bill Murphy and his orchestra will play and other attractions will be offered the informal Stag affair to Cost members 25 cents Willie held elation outdoors if weather permits in Grubbs in work of taking the business cen4 sus in Paris and Lamar said indications Are that inventories Are general j accounts receivable Are Down this indicates healthy business condition f or the Grubbs expressed Liis gratitude at the county Ness men Kirn information for census 2 i doors if weather is threatening Uncle Toms Cabin in new setting staged in Paris Mode Oday dress shop Early saturday night the negro woman about years old and intoxicated tried to leave the Mode Oday shop with two dresses that she had not paid for when mrs Crawford manager of the shop made an Effort to Stop her she knocked mrs Crawford against the Cash Register and fled Down the East Side of the Plaza with several people in Pursuit she turned the Corner at Clarksville Street and got As far As the automotive before shews finally caught when police and to Rived she Laid Down on the walk in a pretended faint and had to be carried to police head quarters the dresses were recovered and red River l charlie1 now lodged in the Paris City jail to Ilea be
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