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CORSICANA. TEXAS. FRIDAY; JULY 1937. PAGES MORE STEEL MILLS REOPENED NEW INVASION OF IMANCHOUKUOAN I CUMEDJY JAPAN RUSSIA PROPOSES DEMILITARIZATION OF BORDER LINES BY BOTH SIDES MOSCOwTjuly The Japanese ambassador jto; Moscow, Mamoru Shige- mitsu, tonigh that the Kussian governmen' had agreed to withdraw its troops -and gunboats from the disputed Amur river islands. TOKYO, July Japan charged a new invasion of Manchoukuoan territory by Rus- la planes and gunboats today, insisted it had no "armed forces' 1 on.

disputed Amur river islands uestI of future n. ti re location of Japanese troops in the border trouble area up to the supreme army command." Anxiety mounted for a missing Manchoukuoan danger zone. steamer In the Army officials said "the ques- I tion of evacuation of the islands as raised by tho Soviet ment does not only "peaceful fishermen, lighthouse and beaconkeepers now occupy" the disputed sandpits, which the Japanese say belong to Manchou- -i kuo. Dispatches from Hsinglng, Hal of the Japanese-Inspired state of Manchoukuo, said three planes fle low over Sennu- ifu Island yesterday and dlsappear- In an unknown direction. Simultaneously, the dispatches stated, five soviet gunboats moved into Manchoukuoan waters near the scene of a dramatic clash be) tween Soviet vessels and Japan' eso forces on Wednesday.

authorities, determined to protect navigation in the Amur river, northeastern boundary of Siberia and ManchuuKUo, discussed forceful means to cope with the situation. They will oscort steamers JoF'the Manchoukuoan hey srunboat Anxietyr safety of steamer Hsingkai, which sailed from Hulin on the Ussuri river toward tho Amur on the day of the clash between Soviet gunboats and Japanose-Manchoukuo- an forces. The vessel arrived at the junction of the two rivers See SOVIET-JApTPage" 13 Robbers Stripped Woman of $100,000 Worth of Jewelry NEW YORK, July quartet of jewel thieves invaded fashionable Beekman place earlyk today and at gunpoint stripped a society matron of jewelry valued Amelia Earhart Is On Hazardous Hop of Flight SAN FRANCISCO, July 2 Earhart blazed a new air trail over the South Pacific today in a hazardous 2,570 mile flight from Lac, New Guinea, to tiny Howland Island. She started the longest jump of her leisurely rouncf-the-world flight at 10 a. m.

today, Lae time (4 p. m. yesterday Pacific Standard time) and was expected to complete it in about 18 or 20 hours. Coast guard radio operators at Howland Island reported they had contacted the Earhart piano at 6:18 a. m.

(Pacific Standard time) but could receive no details. They said atmospheric conditions wero unsatisfactory for clear reception. The first redio message received early today by coast guard headquarters here, where George Palmer Putnam is listening In on his wife's flight, was undecipherable. Putnam said he "assumed" the flight was proceeding normally. Putnam said he was not alarmed at failure to obtain reports as radio conditions were unfavorable in the Howland area.

The coast guard cutter Itasca, stationed at Howland, reported: not heard Earhart signals this time (4:46 a. PST) See no cause for concern as plane still 1,000 miles away. Have three operators on duty and will notify you at once moment plane is contacted," SUBSTITUTE COURT BILL INTRODUCED IN SENATE FRIDAY WOULD PERMIT NAMING THREE JUSTICES IN NEXT YEAR BY PRESIDENT WASHINGTON, July 2. democratic substitute for the Roosevelt court bill went before the senate today with an explanation by Senator Robinson, majority leader, that it would permit three appointments to the supremo court within tho next six raonths. theory of one appointment to the -court a year, would permit two new justices to be added within that time in addition to an appointment to fill the existing vacancy.

Tho substtute was offered jointly by Chairman Ashurst (D-Ariz) of the senate Judiciary committee and Senators Logan (D-Ky) and Hatch (D-NM). Hatch was one of the 10 members of the judiciary committee who approv- OFFICIAL OF STATE HEALTH DEPARTMENT NO NEW CASES INFANTILJ PARALYSIS REPORTED IN CITY OR COUNTY ed an" adverse report original Roosevelt bill. on the at $100,000. The robbery occurred only a few doors from tho apartment house where Mrs. Evans Titterton, victim of last year's sensational bath tub murder, was strangled.

Mrs, Josephine Ogden Forrestal, socially prominent victim of Manhattan's latest jewel robbery, the bandits took two platinum bracelets set with diamonds, and two platinum rings. They did not take anything from JEWEL Page 2 OFFICIALS STARTED ALL OVER AGAIN IN MURDERER SEARCH ALL SUSPECTS IN KILLINGS OF LITTLE qjRLS ELIMINATED EXCEPT ONE officials, haying tra versed a of blind alleys i their search-for the fiendish slay er of three little girls, started a over again today. With the exception of one per son, scion of a wealthy New Yor and Los Angeles family, all suspect have been eliminated from consic oration. The theory guiding sleuths li their new tack is that Madelin Everett, her sister, Melba, 0 and Jeanette Stephens, 8, wer slain last Saturday by some on with whom they were acquainted not by a stranger. Thus the wlll-o'-the-wlap known as "Eddie the Sailor," for whom police have been searching sine tho beaten and garroted bodies the children were found in a Bald win Hills ravine last Monday, los importance.

District Attorney Buron Fills said lhat the possibility the killer was well-known to the three girls is based on tho belief that they would havo been reluctant to ac company a comparative stranger nto tho hills, but would have gone unhesitatingly with a person whom they knew and trusled. The only remaining suspect the first phase of the roundup wealthy, 33-year-old man, wai removed last night from an Ingle- vood hospital to tho city hall, then sent back again to the hoapita when aulhorilles judged him still See MURDERS, Pago 18 ARREST AND "LIQUIDATION" OF MORE THAN SEVENTY ALLEGED SOVIET PLOTTERS ANNOUNCED Five Dead, Many Injured Fireworks Blast In Idaho NAMPA, Idaho, July pre-pollday" fireworks explosion that turned a combination drug and beauty parlor into an 'inferno of pyrotechnics claimed two more lives today, bringing the toll to five. More than 15 wero injured, one of whom is feared dying. Mrs. Ernest Miller, 28, and Mrs.

fceorga LeDclle, 38, died this njornlng. Mrs. T. Daniels, 29, her dress aflame, was killed yesterday afternoon and a few hours Katherlne Miller, 3, daugh- Mrs. Miller, and Ardyce 12, died of burns.

Fire Chief L. T. Losslnger said children, playing with fireworks in the shpp touched off the spark 1 that caused the tragedy. injured, Miss Maria in the most serious and hospital attend- nts.saJd she a "sinking fast." Several of itbe other victims suf- broken arms and legs in adaltjon to powder burns when were, forced to leap from of the mezzanine MOSCOW, July Zakovsky, chief of the Leningrad secret police, announced today the arrest and "liquidation" of more than 70 persons who allegedly acted as counter-revolutionary spies and "dlverslonists" for the Estonian Intelligence service. Tho alleged leader of the band whom Zakovsky identified only as was said to have been killed by a Soviet secret agent near the frontier when he resisted arrest, Zakovsky, in an article in the newspaper Komsomolskaya Pravda, expressed belief that the secret service had not yet seized all members of the band, which he said had agents within the red army and munitions factories.

Zakovsky said was recruited while in Estonia in 1931 and after receiving training as a radio operator, was sent to the Soviet Union to organize an insurgent group, Tho man was reported to nave established a small radio station in a forest to receive 'coded instructions from the Ea- Tho measure was offered as a complete substitute for the original court legislation which would havo permitted appointment of six new justices if those over 70 years of age did not retire. The substitute moves the re tlrement age up to 75, and pro vides that additional justices can be appointed annually by President for those serving pas that age. The substitute was offered joint maximum number of lower cour judges who could be appointee downward from 50, in the briglna bill to 20. Old anil New Provisions. The substitute retains tho pro See Page 5 NineKiUedln Collapse Havana Tenement Friday HAVANA, July persons were killed early todaj when a masonry tenem'ent collapsed.

Forty others were miss- Ing. The building housed 110 persons. Forty injured were given first aid treatment. Firemen police and Red Cross workers searched the debris for the remaining persons. HENDERSON SHERIFF DEFIES EFFORTS OF CROWD LYNCH NEGRO NEGRO YOUTH HELD IN ATHENS JAIL CONNECTION ATTACK ON WHITE WOMAN ATHENS, county officials said today appeared certain there would be no further trouble in tho case of a young negro who was threatened with lynching after a white voman was beaten and an at- empt made to criminally attack her.

Late last night a crowd of about .00 men swarmed into tho county ail here, declaring they were bent ipon killing the 16-year-old nogro. Sheriff Jess Sweeten, unarmed. aced them and warned them he 'would get rough" if they tried take the prisoner, The crowd dispersed but somo muttorings they would "come wore heard. Tho sheriff, lowever, said he expected no fur- her attempts at violence. All was quiet at tho jail early oday.

The suspect. Sweeten said, admitted he beat and attempted to See NEGRO, Page Iff No new cases of infantile paralysis were reported Friday either in the city limits of Corsicana or in Navarro county, according to statements from the offices of Dr. S. H. Burnett, county health officer and Dr.

William T. Shell, city health officer. Dr. A. Clarkson, Austin, a member of the State Health Department, was In the city today conferring with Drs.

Shell and Burnett. Dr. Clarkson said: "Fifteen cases havo occurred In tho city and county combined since tho beginning of the epidemic, and have resulted in three deaths. "The city and county health officers havo been following all known scientific methods in attempting to prevent the spread of tho disease, I can only reiterate and emphasize methods that are being used and advice that has been given through the press to tho public." Tho following rules in care of children in affected areas were outlined by 1. Call tho family physician to sec tho acutely ill child at home.

A cross, Irritable feeverlsh child should be seen by a physician immediately. 2. Isolation and quarantine of all patients and child-family contacts for 21 days from onset of tho Illness. 3. Keep all children at home, especially avoiding crowded places such as picnics, parks, Sunday schools, swimming pools, movies or any mass gatherings.

4. Do not attempt to run away from the disease but keep the child at homo. a child will cause fatigue, and change the Sec PARALYSIS, Page" 5 Business Will Be At Standstill In Corsieana Monday Many Corslcanans are expected to take advantage of the prolonged week-end for the Independence Day, and visit many points of Interest in various parts of tho Somo will visit tho various expositions now in progress, while others will bo drawn by sports attractions, including fishing, golf, and such, and somo aro reported planning -visits to the coast resorts. Business will be at a practical standstill in Corsicana Monday, with a majority of tho merchants ndlcating they will celebrate the holiday by closing their stores. Members of the Retail Merchants Association announced early in ho week they would be closed, and they will be joined by the )anks and the postofflce, municipal offices with the exception of he fire and police departments, and a majority of tho county of- ices will bo closed for the day.

Students In summer school lasses will alos get the holiday Monday. Tlio court house offices will closed except the law cnforce- nent and tho district court, Judge planning to convene dis- rlct court for tho July term. The public library will observe ID Fourth of July by closing on tonday, it has been announced. FLAG RAISING OPENS NATIONAL SCOUT JAMBOREE ITALY AND GERMANY HAVE NEff PLAN FOR SPANISH MATTER WOULD GRANT BOTH SIDES IN SPANISH CIVIL WAR BELLIGERENT RIGHTS (By The Associated Press.) Italy and Germany, still flatly opposed to Anglo-French patrol all Spain's coasts, proposed today that both sides of tho Spanish civil war be given belligerent rights. Tho plan was offered jointly at second critical meeting of the non-lntervcnlion sub commlllco dealing with tho withdrawal of Germany and Italy from tho 4- power naval patrol.

It was submitted as a counterproposal to the Anglo-French plan and left still unanswered how Europe was to save its peace from rosslble Spanish explosion. Earlier, Britain and France formulated what was regarded as a firm stand against Italy and Germany on the Issue. British For eign Secretary Anthony Eden the house of commons there coult be no agreement on belllgeren rights at the moment. French Foreign Minister Yvon Delbos was reported in Paris havo told the chamber of depu ties foreign affairs commltte that France ad Britain might over See SPANISH, Page 13 FAMILY SQUABBLE Some Democrats havo been fighting tho President. What started the trouble? How serious Is it? What are tho possible results? On page 5, Morgan M.

Beatty, Washington editor of tho AP Feature Service, answers these questions In another of his makc-thn- news understandable article called WHAT IT MEANS intelligence service." Zakovsky also referred to the arrest of two German engineers alleged to be spies and the dls- )orsal of a group of from BO to 70 persons in Whlto Russia who allegedly were agents of tho polish ntelligehce service. He disclosed the execution of an unnamed red air crops commander for spy activities. This man allegedly enlisted a group of mechanics In his air squadron who tampered with planes and aused fatal crashes, pllces were arrested. plan His accom- Many Pensioners Will Be Cut From Rolls This Month AUSTIr From ,000 to s.OOO pensioners will not receive July checks, old age assistance officials have announced, due to an intensive reinvestlga- tlon program. Though exact figures will not be available for several days, W.

A. Little, acting director, estimated the rolla would list between 123,000 and 124,000 as compared to 127,700 In June. Little said ho believed monthly slashes would decline hereafter since roinvestlgatlon work had been concentrated on recipients who qualified under the old liberal regulations and were most likely to fall under the present restricted plan. The acting director said chocks would be mailed immediately upon receipt of federal matching funds, application fot which was made In mid-June. EXPERIMENTAL FIGHTS FOR ATLANTIC OCEAN PASSENGER SERVICE TO START SATURDAY NEW YORK, July (...

maxlng four years' study and surveys, Pan-American Airways pro- pared a flying boat today for an "experimental" schedule flight to London as the forerunner to a regular passenger service across the Atlantic. When tho service becomes a reality, United States airliners will bo in operation around approximately 18,000 miles of the globe's girth. The flight will start tomorrow morning from Port Washington, Long Island, simultaneously with tho beginning of a westward trip from London by a British flying boat of Imperial Airways, Both companies are making tho experimental flights under point operation to obtain a maximum of data on radio, weather and navigation conditions. THo American ship will fly 1,072 miles direct to Botwood Harbor, Newfoundland, where the British government has authorized thn. construction of $3,800,000 air aase.

It will remain there over Sunday, then cover 1,995 miles to alight on tho River Shannon at Foynes, County Limerick, Irish CONGRESS San Antonio Man Found Dead Near Richland Friday Earl Swink, aged about 50 years, of San Antonio, was founc dead In his parked automobile on Highway 14, near the J. H. Me Crary place at Richland about 9:30 o'clock Friday morning. Ho had apparently been 'dead about six hours. Constable W.

G. Ivey and Justice of the Peace C. Healer Immediately inaugurated an Investigation into tho case, but no coroner's Verdict had been returned shortly after noon Friday. The body was brought to the Corley Funeral Home and prepared foi burial. Funeral arrangements are being held up pending tho arrlva of his wife from San Antonio.

It was stated th a the car was Been early Friday morning, but passcrsby did not see Swlnk's body and did not make an Investigation Swink wag born and reared In the Richland community, but had resided in San Antonio for the past several years. He had been visiting in the Richland community for the post few days. Surviving are his wife and a daughter, Mrs. Herbert Mills, San Antonio, and other relatives. There wn no evidence of foul play and It was believed he was stricken with a heart attack, officers said.

MOVING PICTURE EVIDENCE BEFORE SENATEJOMMITTEE NEWSREEL MEMORIAL DAY STRIKE BATTLE IN WHICH TEN KILLED IS SHOWN TODAY Senate: Debates farm tenancy bill. La Folletto committee continues nqulry into Chicago strike fatalities. Labor committee considers waco- hour bill. Agriculture committee continues hearings on Norrls power bill, nt committee on tax dodging hears 7lnd-up of treasury's "case. Agriculture committee Htudies bi 1 to simplify farr.i credit ad- mlnlHtratlon.

Irrigation committee opens nearlng on Colorado river project. Yesterday- See AIR SERVICE3, Pago 16 measure" Senate rejected Increase of proposed farm tenancy fund. House passed rivers and harbors )ill and natural gas regulatory WASHINGTON, July senate Civil Liberties committee viewed today the first motion picture evidence ever introduced Into a congressional nowsreol of the Memorial Day battle between steel strikers and Chicago' police, in which ten persons wore killed and many wounded. The film showed approximately 120 unfiormed patromen shooing and cubbing a crowd of shirt- sleeved paradors, among them a lumber of women. Cameraman Orlando Llpper.

old the committee, there was a break of "not more than seven seconds" in his film, See BATTLE' PICTURE, Page 2 Wheat Farmers Urged Restrict Their Plantings WASHINGTON, July Government farm experts said today tho long-time outlook for world wheat prices Is uncertain, and urged wheat farmers to consider restricting planting thia fall and next spring. Farm leaders from 31 wheat producing states wero called here by H. R. Holley, administrator of eminent benefit program, to discuss the 193S program. A survey of 'world wheat production and trade by government economists was pessimistic about tho United States regarding Its Wheat export markets.

They said th.o wprld wheat auvo- ago now Is as largo as over, and that trade barriers of importing nations' and a reluctance of tho public here to accept foreign Imports in exchange for agricultural exports dimmed the prospects of large exports by the United States. SEPARATE RETURNS ON INCOMES REDUCES GOVERNMENT TAXES EIGHT STATES PERMIT HUSBAND AND WIFE TO MAKE REPORTS HALF INCOME July Roswell Maglli, treasury undersecretary told congressional tax investigators today the government revenues could be approximately $103,000,000 annually If husbands and wives throughout tho country wcro required to pay a single tax on their joint incomes. Discussing the question of community property, Magill said eight states permitted a husband and wife each to report one-half of a family Income for tax purposes although all the Income may have i'ccn earned by only one of them. This division placed their incomes in lower brackets and thus reduced their taxes, he snld. The so-called communty property states are California, Texas, Louisiana, Washington, Arizona, New Mexico, Idaho and Nevada.

Magill said if husbands and wives In these states alone had been required to pay income taxes on their total income, in 1036 the government would have received an additional $34,000,000. Magill, said he had ascertained that the yacht Nlurmahl, owned by Vincent Astor, had not been Incorporated and its expenses had not been deducted from Astor's tax returns. President Roosevelt has taken several fishing trips yacht. on the Mngill's testimony came after Charles T. Russell, deputy commissioner of internal revenue, had recommended tightening of the pension trust provisions in the revenue laws.

In a statement filed with the commtitoo Russell said that "in- See TAX PROBE, Page 13 MASSILLON SCENE NEW HACKWORK MOVEMJNT FRIDAY YOUNGSTOWN SHEET AND TUBE EXPECTED TO REOPEN INDIANA HARBOR PLANTS By Tho AsKncliitcil Tress. MASSILLON, 0., July 2. (fP) bayonet protection, more strike-locked steel mills opened here today while rival camps of Youngstown Sheet and Tube employes were stirred by reports of new plans to reopen plants at Indiana Del Elllnwood, secretary of the Association of Steel Emplyors, an Independent union opposed to the CIO strike, said ho expected "some definite word about reopening" the Indiana Harbor mills within a few hours. CIO strike leaders sent out a general call for pickets to resist the move. Philip Murray, chairman of tie steel workers organizing commlU tee, filed petitions with the national labor relations board afc Pittsburgh requesting collective bargaining elections among em- ployes at all plants of tho Bethlehem Steel Corporation and the Wclrton Steel Company.

The back-to-work movement in Massillon was carried out without violence. Gates of Republic Steel's central stool division open, under protection of steel-helmeted National Guardsmen, for tho first time since the strike started May Non-strikers, in about Us automobiles, quietly drove Inside About 300 pickets booed ana Jeered but were kept away from the plant by, the troops. The reopening loft Cleveland'' the only city where Republic'! sprawling mills are closed com- Plotey. Reopening of tho four Cleveland units is expected next week. Only a few hours before tho concern a newest "back to woWt" move, the home of a non-striking employe was dynamited at nearby See STEEL STRIKE, Page 12 Retail Division Shows Only Gain During Past Week NEW YORK, July tall distribution was the only branch of industry to mako advances of any consequence this week, Dun and Braclstreet report, ed today In tho weekly review at business.

Stimulated by Fourth of July ind vacation necessities, sales for the country as a whole were 3 to 6 per cent above the preceding week and 10 to 20 per cent above 1036 comparative. "Industrial divisions felt effect of the holiday schedule but usual summer let down him failed to appear thus far," tho agency said. "In wholesale mar- tho pace has steadied, reorders contributing tho bulk of volume." Increases ovor 1930 were; East 10 to 25 per cent; Middle West 15 to 25; Northwest 12 to 20; South 15 to 28; Southwest 14 to 22, and Pacific Coast 9 to 18, RENEWED EFFORTS TO CORRECT CONFLICTS AND AMBIGUITIES IN ELECTION LAWS ARE PLANNED AUSTIN, July vill bo renewed In the fall to rectify a "bad state of affairs" in the Texas election laws. Vann Kennedy, secretary to the state Democratic executive com' mltte, said today a bill correcting ambiguities and conflicts may be submitted to a special legislative session. Tho proposal died on the calendar of tho spring conclave.

"There aro lapses In the prl mary election laws which assume major import in a stato where nomination Is tantamount to oloc- tion," Kennedy said. "Often trivial In themselves, tho errors in their entirety arc u. burden to election officials." The secretary believes Isolated amendments, passed without regard to tho body of have been responsible for conflicts in many, Tho bill would ro-codlfy all statutes, leaving the old Intact wherever possible. A sub-group at the executive committee, aided )y able advisors, drafted the proposal with a view toward moru efficient methods of conducting irlmary elections, District mid County Offices. Among other things, the bill would dcflno a county officer as one who runs in one county only and a district officer as one who in two or more counties.

By ho law, district candidates wore lupposed to fllo with a non-existent district executive committee, which tho bill would abolish, Jn- lead, district candidates would ee ELECTION LAWS, Page It) Tax Collections Topped Roosevelt Revised Estimate WASHINGTON! July Treasury reported today that tax collections topped President! Roosevelt's revised estimates by $89,000,000 during the fiscal year- ended Wednesday midnight. Fed- oral spending exceeded his forecast by $221,000,000. Government receipts for the wero reported at 238, compared with 54,115,956,810 the previous year, Expenditures declined, standing $8,105,168,547 compared wltll' at (8,879,798,257 In tho previous year. Income taxes, tho government's chief revenue producer, put $2,157,620,981 in the treasury dur- ng tho 1037 fiscal period just ended, or $52,000,000 more than Mr, Roosevelt's forecast last April. As of Juno 30, the public debt otalod $38,424,813,723, compared with $33,778,643,493 on Juno 30.

938. Last year's not deficit, cxclud- ng $103,000,000 for debt retirement, was $2,707,347,110 compared with a revised estimate of $2,. 67,000,000 and a deficit last year $4,360,601,492..

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