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Salem News (Newspaper) - February 5, 1940, Salem, Ohio By Eather Cloudy and slightly Cool tonight and tuesday. Light sn0� in scattered spots. The Salem news Complete news coverage Salem and Vicinity vol me 52�?no. 30 the associated Presa International news United press Salem Ohio monday. February 5, 1910 eight pages l a t e news three gents off to Aid the Hardy finns train hits car it 3rd term still question Foh democrats no answer forthcoming As party leaders meet in capital expect to choose convention sit Date will be delayed until g. O. P. Makes its selection by associated press the political Calendar Washington democratic National committee selects site and perhaps Date for party a nominating convention. Tuesday new York voters in 14th congressional District in new York City elect successor to late rep. Sirovich Democrat. Ohio voters in 17th and 22nd congressional districts select party candidates for vacancies eau. De by death representatives Ashbrook demo i Erat and Bolton Republican. Top nine Sharp shooting Michigan Farmers Are pictured in Chicago s Union station As they started their Long journey to Finland where they will fight against Russia. A Are american citizens though some were bom in Finland. Below Princess Alice the countess Athlone Teenier reviews the first contingent nurses in the first Aid nursing yeomanry As they prepare by leave London to take up nursing duties in presented by Willow Grove master Bryan Sanor was in charge Hie regular meeting Willow Grove Grange Friday eve i rung. The program during the lecture hour included song a smile smile smile by the Grange current events. Mrs. Frank Frederick music Perry Oesch and mrs. Frederick report the state Grange meeting. Cecil King stunt Virgil r Briggs Reading a the co operator a mrs. Raymond Oesch music Perry Oesch and mrs. Frederick Clewing song a stars the summer Grange members. Plans were completed for a Valentine party at the feb. 16 meeting. Each member is asked to bring a Valentine. The program will feature a debate the question a who As the greater Man Washington Lincoln a members will partic-1 Pate in the Salem weather report yesterday noon. 33 yesterday 6 p. 33 i Midnight. 31 today. 6 a a. 30 i today noon. 34 maximum. 35 minimum. 29 i precipitation inches. 1.50 maximum minimum year ago today 43 29 n Orion wide report by associated press City Amarillo. Atlanta Boston Buffalo Chicago Cincinnati Cleveland Columbus Denver Detroit Duluth Elpaso Kansas los an Miami mils St. City. A a York. Parkersburg Phoenix. Pittsburgh. Portion i ringtone Orleans 7 30 a. In. Yes. Today Max. 31 foggy. 54 37 rain. .39 25 Cloudy. .34 27 Cloudy. .31 30 Cloudy. .34 36 rain. To 31 Snow .38 33 rain. .37 32 Cloudy. 50 Ai Cloudy. 34 25 Cloudy. .27 45 Cloudy. 59 22 it Cloudy. 39 54 it Cloudy .66 65 Cloudy. .69 25 Cloudy. .30 60 rain. .73 34 Cloudy. .39 35 Cloudy. .38 47 it Cloudy .68 30 Snow .35 42 rain. .51 55 it Cloudy .63 36 Cloudy. 45 Days High .73 probate court Aid is name East Liverpool teacher provisional successor to Mcshane Lisbon feb. 5�?m. A. Curry East Liverpool High school teacher today was Given a provisional appointment As probation Oitice to succeed the late John Mcshane. Probate judge Homer w. Hammond who made the appointment explained that Curry who was chosen i rom 40 applicants would serve until such time As a civil service examination could be held and an eligibility list certified. The new officer will take up his duties sometime next week. In the meantime he will arrange for a leave absence from the East Liverpool school. A graduate Geneva College in 933, Curry has been teaching in the East Liverpool schools Ever since. He received his m. A. Degree in 1938 from the University fat Isburgh and has been teaching history sociology and economics. The other county probation officer is James h Mccready Salem applicants for a the permanent position to be filled later must have an education equivalent to a College graduation specializing preferably in social sciences and must have spent a year in social work. The Job will pay $150 a Mont to Start in addition to Tran Portal i orchestra will give concert Lisbon. Feb. 5.�?Lisbon High schools 75-piece orchestra will present its annual mid Winter concert at 8 p. Rn., monday february 19. In the new High school auditorium. The orchestra under the direction prof. Arthur Wise will present a varied program including selections by Wagner Beethoven Arditi and Paderewski As Well As several popular numbers. Miss Camille Firestone violinist and mrs. G. V. Eells vocalist will be guest soloists the program the evening. Washington feb. 5.�?with the third term question still unanswered a site for the convention which will pick the 1940 democratic presidential nominee went the auction Block today before bidders from Chicago san Francisco and Philadelphia. Interested in third term members the democratic National committee Here for an Allday session at the Willard hotel showed far greater interest in whether president Roosevelt would run than in the convention details. Indications were that selection the convention Date would be left to a subcommittee after the republicans choose theirs at a meeting Here feb. 16. Speculation the democratic Date ranged from mid july to Early september depending largely the Republican decision. Opening bids for the convention City was the afternoon program. Following a routine morning session to be addressed by National chairman James a. Farley. The All Philadelphia citizens com a Mittee offered $125,000 to coax the democrats again to the City 1 brotherly love. William j. Kelly vice president i the Chicago association Commerce kept Chicago a financial a Fer a secret. San franciscans also kept quiet j in Advance about their bid but j were reported trying to raise Between $200,000 and $300,000. Third term sentiment was noted among Many the National committeemen and committee women from the 48 states and the territories particularly in the Western groups. Roosevelt at Home j . Roosevelt was at his Home in Hyde Park n. Y. He will re turn tomorrow to Greet the com Mittee in a group after All the business is Over and when individual questions will be out order. Frank Mchale 300-Pound nation a1 committeeman from Indiana an Campaign manager for Paul v. My a Nutt sounded out Farley whether the chief executive would run and said he got nowhere. Mcnutt i is a presidential candidate if . Roosevelt does not run. I mayor Edward s. Kelly Chi a Cago and Patrick a. Nash Illinois i National committeeman who sponsored the petitions to enter the j presidents name in the Illinois primary april 9. Reiterated that . Roosevelt was their candidate and that they had no second pastors will meet tuesday pastors the Synod Ohio the United lutheran Church in America will meet for a pre lenten Retreat at 10 30 a in. Tuesday in the John slovak lutheran Church in Youngstown. The sacrament the holy com Munion will be celebrated with the meditation by Rev. George d. Keister pastor the holy Trinity j English lutheran Church Salem his topic will be a seeing Jesus in his humiliation. The service will be conducted by Rev. M. A. Stull St. Luke s Church Youngstown and Rev. John w. Grohne St. Paul a Church Leetonia. Salem opens drive to Aid finns fight contribution boxes left at drug stores Salem news office throughout the United states contributions Are rolling up for the retie beleaguered Finland. Little Baltic nation which has been standing up under the battering soviet Russia. Today seacoast cities Finland Are billowing Clouds smoke following repeated bombing., from red planes. Money is needed by the finns to carry Tho Light. To Salem. Or. Richard c. Harwood Heads a committee which is campaigning for this purpose. Pastors announced the Campaign. In churches yesterday. Today boxes Are being placed in All drug stores Here and the office the Salem news and contributions May be dropped in those containers. Tomorrow Salem boy scouts will make a House to House canvass the City leaving envelopes for contributions. In each envelope will be a letter describing the Campaign and its purposes. The scouts Are requested to meet at the memorial building at 6 p. In. Tuesday to begin the defiant under bombing red fliers leave Trail flames fail to break Mannerheim Lin youth admits 2 slayings in quest Cash second suspect arrested in probe at West Union. Will quiz pair in third killing Village councilman a son repentant As he tells crime senator Hattie is Bac inspector renamed Lisbon feb., 5.�?a c. Smith East Liverpool a been reappointed Apiary inspector for Columbiana county by the commissioners at an annual salary $525 Smith s duties include the inspection All hives in the county and the destruction diseased hives. R today slow ifs Moines. La. La vast Pool me. La Stop a look Fok this week Only. Don Milligans Battery raised Chic kens filly dressed weight i 2-2 amp 3 lbs. 25c la. Dial 3109. 635 Jennings ave. We postal Job Lisbon. Feb. 5 a mrs Vann Wonsetler has been appointee acting postmaster at signal near Here succeeding her father j. J. Dickey 82. Who retired after 32 years service. By associated press Helsinki feb. 5�?a new russian practice night air raids Finland a blacked Ouk cities was de a crimes defiantly f a by i is a doomed Effort to break their morale. The night forays a phase intensifying soviet air welfare have developed during an unrelenting red army land offensive which so far has found the Mannerheim line impregnable. In another futile attempt to break through karelian isthmus defences at Summa 20 Miles South Vii Puri finns said yesterday the russians lost More than 1,000 men. Quot heavy soviet losses also were reported at Mola Jarvi the same front. Hard hot by bombs two Finland a main cities meanwhile were Nard hit by russian air raiders. Bomb ignited fires burned through the night in the seaport Turku and in Vii Puri a City about 73.000 population at the head the Gulf Finland. For the past few nights red army planes have been flying far behind the finnish lines. Finns charging the russians bombed at random these flights reported one the heaviest raids last night villages and farms near Lake Saimaa. A Little do our neighbors understand us if they think what is happening will scare us into submission a declared one finnish editor. A it is possible it will Only make us fight Cathedral is ruined among the buildings reduced to ruins at a Lipuri was the City s 17th Century Cathedral famed for its stained Glass windows Art treasures and one the largest organs in Europe. Although Finland s air Force attempted to combat the invading fliers and w As reported to have shot Down la planes wave after wave russian bombers droned across the finnish Interior Over the weekend. Tile finns reported 40 civilians killed and 50 wounded Friday but total casualties were not suit opens Lisbon. Feb. 5 a tile suit Richard Rockenberger Unity township against Charles c. Allen Ceveland for $5,000 damages As the result a bicycle Auto Accident opened in courtroom no. 2 today with visiting judge Frank Cope Cairo Hon presiding Rockenberger suffered a broken leg when hit by aliens car route 14. July 4. 1938.admits holdups Hillsboro. Feb. 5�? a former Lebanon High school athlete captured in an attempted store robbery Here was held in jail today after confessing holdups at Dayton. Middletown and Troy. Police chief t. M. Wagner identified the youth As Herschel b. Orr 22. Store employed overpowered him As he ordered them at gunpoint to open a Safe. Wagner off water East Liverpool feb 5�?lrne-men carrying wrenches began their rounds today to shut off the water Supply 220 Consumers who have failed to pay current Bills municipal officials said by a a eclat a prose West Union. Feb. 5.�?holding one confession involving two robbery slayings. Authorities arrested a second suspect today and sought to determine if the pair had any connection with a third death recorded As accidental. At the same time. Deputy sheriff Grimes Morgan announced that a gun with which 26-year-old Dor win Edgington said he killed . And mrs. Craven grooms last monday night had been identified As the property will p. Stevenson former Ohio supreme court judge. Another youth implicated Morgan said Edgington son a West Union Village councilman implicated another youth in a robbery the Stephenson Home Here last year and that the suspect was taken into custody at Manchester South Here the Ohio River. There was reason to believe he added that the two might have been involved in the death last summer Frank Jackson about 28, whose body was found in the burned mins his Home. At the time Morgan said it appeared Jackson had accidentally fired his bed with a cig Aret. Edgington confessed yesterday that he killed and robbed grooms and his wife Ellen burned their one room Cabin Home to conceal his crime. Today he was repentant. A i done to know Why i did it a he was quoted by prosecutor j. H. Tang. Edgington pleaded guilty befell magistrate w. H. Young when arraigned charges first degree murder and arson. He was held to a grand jury which will be called tuesday to investigate the deaths. Coroner e. T. Gibboney said the bodies grooms 33. And his wife Gwendolyn 38, were found in the charred ruins their Home last tuesday morning burned so badly it was impossible to Tell whether they had been slain wanted Money Lang and sheriff George Baldridge quoted Edgington As saying in a confession that he robbed the couple after shooting them and that he committed the crime because a i wanted tile fire was a just an an thought a Lang quoted the labourer turn to youth Page 8honeymoon plane in tragic flight Hammond la., feb 5-an air plane honeymoon trip ended in death last night for a newly married couple and three other persons flying from Denver to new Orleans for the Gav Mardi gras Celebration their bodies burned and m singled. Lay in a funeral Home heir today. The five passenger Cabin biplane crashed in wooded swampy country in a thick fog six Miles East Here after the Pilot had tried desperately to a a talk his Way into the new Orleans Airport 50 Miles away airline. Don t. Craig 30, Denver was the Pilot. The passengers prominent residents Colorado were . And mrs. Harry Zimmerhackel Bride and Groom a Day mrs Elizabeth Mcsweeney Powell owner the plane and Cousin Zimmerhackel and Michael Creede Hinderlider 28 son the Colorado state Engineer Zimmerhackel 56. Denver attorney and business Man once was a candidate for the Republican nomination for United states senator from Colorado. His Bride. 43, was the divorced wife Erl Ellis Denver and French take i Joo planes Washington. Feb 5 a Busy 1 ame Jean aircraft plants have de i livened More than 1,100 warplanes to one British and French fighting forces an authoritative compilation showed today. Tile two governments together Hiva placed orders for approx a. Sly 4000 planes since they first turned to the United states for help is months ago i rent negotiations for upwards too additional bombers Pursuit it and other types which Secre a Morgenthau is watching to protect this governments interests testify further to Allied Reliance . American factories . Addition about i too american planes have been ordered by other governments. The compilation covered two years ending Jan. 31, but Manv details were confidential. Officials would permit disclosure Only round figure totals. Senator Hattie Caraway Arkansas Only feminine member the upper House is welcomed Back to Congress and tendered birthday congratulations at one and the same time. She had been ill. On the welcoming committee is senator a a Cotton de Smith left South Carolina and rep. John j. Dempsey new Mexico. Sen. Caraway is 63 years old. D. B. Mccune Victor in Crapshoot event d. B Mccune Salem captured first place in a 50-Bird Crapshoot j at the Salem country club yester i Day winning the Diamond pin pm j ble Matic the Columbiana county trapshooting championship. Mccune shattered 45 Birds to Fin j ish ahead . G a. Roose with 42 George Baillie 40 Joseph 39 r. C. Mcallister 39, and twing seeds 36 Mcallister was defend i big Champion in the shoot. Fabi by wooing a they re the voters to go after he tells demo j Erat in leaders a i by associated preset Washington feb 5. Chair Man James a. Farley told the dem i erratic National committee today i that the party a biggest Job was i to win Over some 10,000,000 inde i pendent voters a who will cast their j ballots for the Best candidates and the Best program that is the committee was gathered for i an All Day session at the Willard hotel to pick a convention City. Farley predicting a a very Active pre convention Campaign a noted that there were Many who would like to have the democratic presidential nomination. He mentioned i by name however Only vice pres a ident Garner. Garner s name came up in the f chairman a expression thanks for i the assistance Given him by Meni-1 hers the committee a including i sturdy Stalwart John Nance Gar Garner himself had some kind words for Farley when he Intro-1 Ducco him As a one the most ef-1 , kindest and most agreeable Fellows to work with i kind words for Farley a Hie vice president also described i Farley As Quot one the Mast Disun-1 gushed chairmen any National committee any party for the last a half the committee cheered the nears that a $250,000 party deficit had i been More Clum wiped out by More than 1400,000 in receipts from the i recent Jackson Day dinners i Farley Lent weight to talk that the committee would take no action i a convention Date at today s meeting but would turn the Job Over to a subcommittee. Quot Why not wait and see what the Quot republicans have to offer a Farley remarked. The Republican National i committee will meet Herp feb 16 he indicated that the re pub i Deans meet in late june Early july the democratic convention might be held immediately after Ward. Burglars get $55 Alliance. Feb. 5. A burglars entered deringer service station i saturday by forcing the from door and stole $55 in Cash and goods. Pneumonia fatal Columbus feb. 5.�?pneumonia following an operation caused the death last night mrs. Grace Hardisty Koan 59, wife Anthony Koars tax expert and legislative representative. A member a prominent Cincinnati family she had lived in Columbus 15 years. N i. W e note it t Ai no e it Phyliss Rathburn a Hek orchestra featuring miss Kaye Knight vocalist. They re sensational. Silver cocktail room Metzger hotel Senate to 0. K. Trade program Survey indicates Extension pacts will be approved by associated frees Washington feb 5�?a preliminary canvass by administration leaders was reported today to indicate Senate approval extending the reciprocal Wade program. Although the Survey was incomplete one the senators who has been making it said there was every reason to believe that not More than a dozen democrats would Jolt the 23 republicans in opposing the legislation. Administration strategist said there apparently would be stronger sentiment in the Senate ratification each Trade pact but they expressed Confidence that they had the votes to defeat such an amendment. Canvass proceeding the canvass senators views has been proceeding quietly under the direction senators Byrnes dec and Harrison a Missi while the House ways and Means committee has been Busy with hearings the program. House action is expected soon after these hearings end and administration followers have been confident Victory in that chamber. The state department authority to negotiate the Trade pacts will expire june 12 unless renewed. Congress marked time today to permit Many its members to a end the meetings the democratic National committee to make arrangements for tile party convention. Tile Senate will have a test tomorrow the strength los Economy advocates when it debates the $1,138,675 000 appropriations Bill for Independent Federal agencies an increase $38,500,000 Over the House total was voted by the Senate appropriations committee. The Bill was $56,029,000 under budget estimates Birt totalled about $22,cod, More than was Given the Independent agencies by Congress in the current year. Laces Senate eight their were growing indications too that the House action in trimming Down to $722,001,084 next years appropriations for the agriculture department would would face a stiff fight in the Senate. The prospective appearance John l. Lewis Cio president before the Senate labor committee tomorrow gave supporters changes in the Wagner labor act some Hope that they would obtain Senate action at this session. The testimony Lewis and i aides is expected to close the committees study proposed amendments to the act continued at intervals for almost a it a. Plans classes in singing the Parent teacher association Coffee school will sponsor a series Community singing classes the first which will be held at 8 p in wednesday at the Salem Grange Hall. The class which win be directed by a wha adult education teacher is open to anyone interested. Loses his father Dover feb. 5.�?death came yesterday Loandrew a. Godfrey 93, father Ernest Godfrey assistant football coach at Ohio state University. A native Germany he once was a Boatman the Ohio canal and later operate a meat Man is brought to Hospital Here Howard Glass condition is described As a a list fair two cars crash near Westville Warren couples Enro Ute to Florida treated at clinic a Struthers Man was injured seriously when a Pennsylvania Railroad train demolished his automobile at the Elm St. Grade crossing in Columbiana at 6 40 a. In. Today. The victim Howard Glass 39 Creed St., Struthers was brought to Salem City Hospital at 7 where an examination revealed a fractured left leg and head injuries. Hospital attendants described his condition a a just fair. Weekend traffic accidents in Tho state were headed by three deaths in a train Auto collision near Jackson. The dead were Kelley Oney 25, and Herbert dowdy 25, Zaleski o., and William , 45, Flat Wood. By. Enro Ute to work the mishap at Columbiana this morning occurred As Glass was Enro Ute to work at the Enterprise co Plant where lie is employed As a machinist. There Are no Gates at the crass my and Protection is by Means j a watchman. Enterprise officials Sal the watchman was late for work and that Glass View the approaching train was obstructed by nearby buildings including the Plant where he works the Franklin furniture and the Columbiana milling co. Plants. Glass car was struck by train no. 39. The new York to Cleveland flyer. The Impact hurled the automobile across three other tracks and three East bound passenger trains coming along shortly afterwards were held up until the wreckage could be cleared. Glass was thrown Clear when the train hit his car. A rash near Westville five persons were injured at 9 15 a in. Today in a collision two automobiles route 62. Just West Westville. Burt Ratcliff 59. Of Warren one the Drivers suffered a deep Cut the left Side his head and was treated at the Central clime. His wife Hattie and another couple . And mrs. Homer a Root also Warren were treated for Shock. Mrs. John Storck Alliance j Driver the other machine was j taken to City Hospital at Alliance. She was Cut and bruised state patrolmen James White and Robert Jones said Ratliff car slipped from the pavement and i skidded into the path the other i vehicle when he attempted to get i Back onto the Road. The Warren group was Enro Ute to Florida. William erf 50, president he Gilo Guernsey bleeders association and William Strohmeier 40, employed Erfy a Sandusky county j farm were killed in an automobile bus co listen near Bellevue when i their car skidded into a Lake Shore coach lines bus. Five a singers i and the Driver the bus were in lured. An automobile crashed into a Concrete Bridge abutment Hea Dillonvale killing August c. Merkel. 32. Police reported Danny i land i to accidentally killed himself with j a Shotgun at Columbus mrs. Gertrude Reid 37, died a broken neck after a fall ice at Portsmouth. The Frozen body a Man was found along a Highway near Miamisburg. A sheriff s Deputy reported footprints and automobile tracks indicated he had been Pusher from a car after being struck the head. His Skull wan leu juniors Are planning dance arrangements for the fifth an Nual Valentine dance saturday j have been completed by the Salem leu juniors. Don Harvey s orches a tra with Victoria Cosgarea As so a Loist will play for dancing. Chairman the dance is Steve i Oana committees include orchestra Val Moga . Alex Simian jr., Margaret fares. Irene Oana program Irene Oann Rose Coema checking Val Moga Fain Pridon decorating a Val Moga. Alex Simton Rose Oana Irene Oana Post dance party George Kleon. John Dan Rose Cosma and Irene Oana tile party will follow the dance and guests Are expected from Lorain Cleveland Detroit. Chicago i Youngstown. Canton Warren. Niles and Sharon. Dress up and Tomk to the formal dance ties. Night. C it pies n i. Y. Prize awarded to the Best i dressed couples dancing every night Fedor show Fri. A sat. Nights. N. B. 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