The Daily Mail from Hagerstown, Maryland on October 9, 1940 · Page 12
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Hagerstown, Maryland
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TWELVE THE DAILY MAIL, HAGERSTQWN, MD., WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 9, 1940. BRITISH QUIT OIL POSTS AS IS ARRIVE British Heroine Entire Colony Expected To - Leave Rumania; Greek Oil Cut Off BUCHAREST, Oct. 9 (#>) — The last British officials who have been supervising Britain's extensive interests in Rumania's rich oil fields were reported leaving their posts today as the first contingents of German troops neared the petroleum producing area. Departure of the Britons was said to be in pursuance to direct advice from Sir Reginald Hoare, the British minister, following receipt of news that Nazi forces had crossed ihe frontier. The entire British colony was expected to leave the country and foreign observers "believed an open "break in British-Rumanian rela- "tions Inevitable. - It was generally accepted that /Sir Reginald—who yesterday asked the Bucharest government to ex*;plain its stand on the German ac- ; tion—would depart himself before •the main Nazi forces arrived, here. , The entrance of the German troops was reported proceeding : smoothly. So far as could be learned in ;Bucharest-only an advance force of .some. 4,000 men had thus far cross, lithe border, hut other, troop •trains were said to he on the way a,nd heavier equipment enroute by Danube river barges. At her "spotting post" wncre she watches for German raiders is Sonia Vera Carlyle Straw. I!),' young British heroine recently awarded the newly-created George Cross for risking her life to save others during a raid. The medal corresponds I to the Victoria Cross, highest mill! tary decoration. MAJORITY IS GIVENBOOST Frederick County Democrats Predicting Sweeping Victory. Frederick county Democrats this Fall added 2S5 to their already handsome majority and predictions are being freely made by leaders that the Democratic ticke t will sweep the county in Nivembev, Yesterday was the final day of registration in the county with 271 Democrats registering as agnin«t 123 Republicans. -The total registration figures for the Fall are Democrats 555; Republicans 270. Democrats in Frederick county once again are united with leaders of all factions pledging their support to Roosevelt, Raclcliffe and Byron. So united is the party behind Representative Byron that unbiased observers are predicting he will carry the county by 2000 majority. No More OH ' ATHENS, Greece, Oct. 9 {#>)—Oil ^companies in Greece have been ad- 'vised that exports of Rumanian oil to this country now are forbidden, -it was reported reliably'.today. ; Greece's chief source of supply '.thereby is cut off. Moving Via Danube BERLIN, Oct. 9 (fP)— Authorized •sources declared today that German troops are heading down* the Danube river to serve as a model army and instructors in Rumania, but said they could not confirm Ru- inanian reports that the first contingents, already have reached the border. ( It was,said that whatever troops go—or have gone—are proceeding by way of the Danube which, as an international river, would not involve the problem of'crossing any neutral frontiers. Carl Given Dinner, . Watch By Employes Members of the staff and em- ployes of the State Penal Farm at Roxbury gave a dinner last night .at the farm in honor of Superintendent Elmer Carl, who -will leave there October 15. Mr. Carl was presented with a •watch, the presentation being made by Mrs. Mary Rogers, secretary. A motion picture showing the development of the institution, including new buildings erected during the five years Mr. Carl has been its head, were shown. GOATS' MILK IS PROVEN The RIGHT formula for hard-to- start babies. Ask your doctor or phone 967. Superior Dairy. Adv. LADIES' AID, ST. PAUL'S XT. B. Church—annual chicken and waffle dinner and supper in social hall Wednesday and Thursday, November G and 7, Adv. TOMATOES Half-bushe! basket 1Q C YOU T)!ek them. Brinj: own liasUM. Colonial Tavern Farm irK unil ll AARON D. MARTIN Willkie Makes Speeches Heading Into New England. ENROUTE W1T H WILLKIE Through Connecticut, Oct. 9, (/?).— A refusal to "appease the dictators" and a pledge to let the people say whether they want war were coupled by Wendell L. Willkie before he started a combined train ami auto campaign tour of New England" today. • •-'•' In a series of New York City talks last night, the Republican Presidential nominee called for a. strong national defense. "Are there any international understandings about American entrance into /the war that our citizens do not know about?" Willkie continued. "After all, I represent in this campaign millions and millions of voters, and I think 1 have a right to ask Fanklln J). Roosevelt about American participation in the involvements of Europe or Asia at this time." Later, at another rally, he said"If you elect me, this country won't go to war until the people say they want war." "Under no circumstances would I appease the dictators," the nominee said. "The search for peace through appeasement; has resulted in the destruction of the appeases." DEATHS Mrs. Annie Moore Hetzer, widow of Charles S. Helzer, died at, her home. 2102 Lexington avenue, at 7:;iO o'clock this morning, of complications, aged 77 years. Sho was a member oC St. Mary's Catholic Church. Shu is survived by the following: children, ]\lrs. George Downey, Mrs. Bruce ShaCer. Miss June Helzer; A, T. Hetzer, Mt. Etna Road. Cleophus Moore and Shelton C., at home; brothers, Isaac and Edward, lla- Rorstown; Rudolph. Marlowe, W. Va. and D grandchildren. Funeral services will be hold at 0 o'clock Saturday morning at St. Mary's Catholic Church. Rev. Fr. Leary olliciating. Interment In Rose Hill cemetery. TOM CROSS PHONE 134 AWNINGS APPLE PICKING BAGS We're not in the phone book yet—but here's our number! Phone 2980 MURPHY'S DRY CLEANING Rear 33 VTaysfdo Avenoo George E. Graham, aged 71. years, died at the homo of his Krami- daughter, Mrs. Ernest • Khlers. Wayncsbott), Pa., on Monday, of hardenSUK of the arteries, Mr. Graham was horn in Cumberland county, Pa., the son of William and Jennie Graham. 'He lived \n the vicinity of Waynesboro for the last 40 years. He was a member of the Old Order ot German Baptists. lie is survived by these stepchildren: Mrs. Clyde E. Hose, Florida; Mrs. -James A. Smith. Hagerstown; D. L. Embly, Hagerstown; brothers, Robert. of Camp Hill, and Wallace, of Carlisle, Pa., and a sister, Mrs. Thomas Golden, Carlisle. The funeral will be held at 1:30 P. m. Wednesday at the home of Mrs. Khlers. UNITED SCHOOL of WELDING Complete Practical Training in Electric Arc . And Aircraft Welding Open 9 to 9. Sat. Till Noon 1007 W. Washington St. Coulter-Conner Building Re-Opening Full Of Dynamite (Continued from Page 1) certain amount of it involved in the present Anglo - Japanese crisis, which revolves about Britain's decision to challenge Japan's demands and reopen the Burma Road for the passage of war-supplies to China. There is a vast difference, however, between the position today and that of 1931, or for that matter of many later dates. A bluff which might, have been called successfully not so long ago, now is supported by a grim determination to back it up if necessary. Japan and Britain, both hard pressed in life and death wars, have reached the point where neither is willing to retreat. The stakes are too great, and the investment too colossal. So Britain appears, finally to have called for a showdown over the Japanese policy which would deprive England of the vast politico- economic influence it long has exercised in eastern Asia. And Nippon, having thrown every resource It has into its expansionist program, and-mortgaged its future for generations, is equally set on carrying it through. That, is why the present situation is grave. War could grow out of it very easily. Considering the critical stage of Japan's program of expansion by costly force, it would be logical from my viewpoint • to expect her to be prepared to light Enr;laiul 1C necessary. This thought is em- phjisU7,« j d by the nre;>t, handicaps under which BriUiin labors because oC her war with t.h« Axis powers in Europe. However, while Japan may be ready to battle the British, It is equally logical'to expect. Tokyo 1o try to steer clear of such a war if it fears 'America will go to John Bull's aid. H might bo expected, too, that Japan would side-stop drawing lire from Russia. Only yesterday a resumption of RiiKso-Ainerican talks in Washington revived conjecture on the possibility that far eastern developments might establish a basis for active collaboration between WashmtUon, Moscow and London. There an" many sound reanon.s why Japan should avoid war with America. A very potent one lies in our naval might, and unlimited resources. Beyond that we are the greatest buyers of Japanese goods, and last year absorbed some -0 per cent of Nippon's total world sales. We are Japan's major source of raw materials. We provide her with more than a third of her supplies, and the great bulk of the materials essential to the conduct of war. An embargo ou these military necessities likely would cripple the Japanese fighting machine. The greatest danger lies in the possibility that the exponents of force may precipitate some event that will result, in a great explosion. It's safe to say that. Hitler and Mussolini will be pushing Japan Into the light as hard as possible in order to further their own interests. In itself, the Burma Road reopen- j ing isn't likely to cause war. What i has to be feared is a stampede. Nazi Bomb Scor es Direct Hit On Bus, P rincess Killed A German aerial bomb scored a direct hit on this bus in the heart of London. All occupants were killed or wounded. x\mong those killed wa^ Princess Catherine Galatzine, a friend of the Duchess of Windsor. 'Photo was flashed by cable to New York. 26-Ounce Baby Doing Fine The ] 2-inch ruler indicates the size of 2 ^-month-old Virginia Rose Burgess, 'toy baby" of New York's Bellevhie hospital. The infant weighed one pound ten ounces at birth and was given only one chance in a thousand of surviving, but now weighs three pounds two ounces and Is believed out of danger. (C.P.) A Nazi's Unlucky 13 CARD OF THANKS. We wish to thank friends and neighbors for kindness shown during 1 illness and death of our dear j mother, Virginia Keckley; also for i beautiful flowers and use of cars. —By Her Four Daughters, Adv. IN MEMORIAM. In loving memory of my wife, who died Oct.. 9, 193S: Gone, but not forgotten. Adv. —Paul V. Riffee. t <S «,< WATERPROOF PERSONAL LOANS $30 to $300 No Endorsers — Strictly Confidential Loans On Automobiles — Household Goods and Salarie*. Monthly Payments To Meet Your Income Phone 519 CONSUMERS FINANCE SERVICE Inc. Room 407 Professional Arts Bldg. 1 South Potomac Street Selective Larceny ZAXKSV1LLK, 0., Oct. ?, (ff).~ Mrs. Cleo Xewsom complained to police about a milk thief "so Impudent, he plans his menus.'" Not content with stealing 1 milk from the doorstep, she said, he fake orders for the milkman' to leave whipping- cream, and swipe? that, too. DUROCHER TO RETURN NEW YORK, Oct. 9, (<P).—Leo Durocher will manage the Brooklyn Dodgers again next. year. Larry MacPhail. club president, announced today that the fiery little inficldcr signed his 10-11 contract during the world series and that it had been approved by the club's board of directors. Salary terms were not disclosed. RUMMAGE SALE THURSDAY Oct. 10, at old Vivian Hotel. Mrs. Harmon's Class. Trinity Luth. Adv. Longer, Lower, Wider, More Beautiful STUDEBAKER COMMANDER 4-fToor Sf<!rtT» vritli «lnnl o<in!i>m*nt I>*>Iiv*T*<! in S 1050 !s;nf«s with FLE1GH MOTOR CO. 670 Oak Hill Av*rm<» Call 2S<W» A member of the British Royal Air Force examines the tail of a German plane brought down during a raid on England. According to the marks which number the planes shot down, the airman had bagged 13 enemy aircraft before his turn came. All Double OMAHA, Xeb., Oct. 9 (/?).— When Joseph Stork of Carroll, la., xvas married to lleiie Christiansen. Omaha, It was a case of twin meet twin. Joseph's twin brother, John, servo (ias best man. llene's twin sister, Irene, was matron of honor. Joseph's mother, a twin, beamed her approval. And the Rev. Otto Buehler, who performed the ceremony, has a twin sister. Professional RUSTiX. La.. Oct. J), (>?).—Luther Smith, guard on the. Louisiana Tech football team, forgot ail about the game he was playing with Texas Mines when he found a half dollar, a quarter and a dime on the field between plays. They were dropped by Freshmen in a race on the field between halves. BIG SQUARE & ROUND DANCE SmUhsbm-g Hall. Thursday. Dixie Ramblers. Adnu 30c inc. tax. Adv. POTOMAC EDISON 6% and 7% Preferred Bought Sold Investment Securities Joseph H. Dagenais J'i'J W. AVnsluneton St.—I'hon** :<I.V FREE PREMIUMS With GASOLINE EVERY SATURDAY H. L. MILLS 46 W. Baltimore St. Phone 194 BKRRIN, 111., Oct. 0 (&).— Wayne Long, 13, crossed the street to borrow nn re's from a neighbor. Then he started home, but ran into the side of n moving automobile and was knocked down. The car ran over one leg. breaking his ankle. The epe in his pocket wasn't even cracked. Tn the United States, ther^ are 2SS insan-o- persons per 100,000 inhabitants. WHEN IT'S AN EXIDE YOU START "I Hour Sfrv]ff Reichard's Garae JAPS PLAN TO BOMB ROAD (Continued from Page 1) mination to eliminate the supply routes of Chinese Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek. "Japan need no longer to conduct any diplomatic negotiations with Britain,", said this commenary. "The effect of stationing Japanese forces in Indo-Cbina should now be displayed." The Burma road, built after Japan had succeeded in seizing most of China's seaboard, follows a tortuous 2,000-mile route from Chung- king, provisional capital of China", to Rangoon in British Burma, which has a common frontier with Inclo- China. Japan's acquisition of Indo-China bases therefore has shortened by some 35 or 400 miles the distance which her bombers would he compelled to fly in an attempt to cut the road. Some sections of the Tokyo press expressed belief the scheduled opening of the Burma road October 17, was only the' prelude to more extensive British-United States assistance to China in the form of loans. Yakichiro Suma, foreign office spokesman, said Japan has no Intention of advising her citizens to quit the United States. Commenting ou Japanese-United States relations, the Tokyo press expressed belief they were "more likely to grow worse" in view of the Burma road re-opening b,ut it expressed doubt, however, that the United States "is ready to stake her national fortunes for the sake of China." NEW RULINGS ON^PARKING Street Board Aims To Improve Traffic Conditions In City. Several resolutions designed to improve traffic and parking conditions in Hagerstown were unanimously passed last night by the Board of Street Commissioners In regular session. The Board decreed that no left turns would be permitted into alleys in the first block of West Washington street. Chief of Police William IT. Peters reported repeated traffic snarles as a result of the left turns. , A loading and unloading; zone was designated in the first block of East Franklin street below the first alley east of Franklin. A no-parking zone was established in front of the senior high school on Potomac avenue between S a. m. and 4 p. m. on school days. Chief Peters said the space was needed so that buses could take on and discharge passengers at the curb. East Washington street between Mulberry street and Cannon avenue was restricted to two-hour parking. The order is aimed at all-day parkers. Street Superintendent Charles Stump reported that of the ?0,4S2.4S spent during September, ?5,650 was used for resurfacing and paving streets. He reported that Elgin boulevard 'would likely be thrown open to traffic by the first of November and that work on Wilson boulevard was virtually completed. RUMMAGE SALE THURSDAY Oct. 10 at 120 N. Jonathan St. Smithsburg Pythian Sisters. Adv. PEACHES APPLES TOMATOES No Sunday Sales Gardenhour Bros. i/ 2 Mile east of Smithsburg Phone Srriithsburg 26 Tarred Highways, Gas Fumes, Cancer Threats CLEVELAND, Oct. 9, (ff). — Gasoline fumes and tarred highway surfaces present a new threat to the lives of motorists, the American Academy of Opthal- mology, and Otolaryngology was told today. Drs. Chevalier Jackson and Chevalier L. Jackson of Philadelphia—father and son—asserted there is "some " evidence that gasoline fumes and tarred roads may have a part in. the increase in incidence of cancer of the larynx." Tar particles in dust can act as an irritant to produce throat cancer and caused death in experiments on animals, the surgeons asserted.. Gasoline fumes act similarly, they said. Oil in tobacco smoke was another suspected cause of this type of cancer, described as ''fatal if not treated early—otherwise 85 to 95 per cent curable." Drs. Jackson found the disease "much more common in men than •women," and said that the extent of tobacco oil's effects on the larynx would be better known in the next decade due to the increase in smoking among women. Now Possible To Discover Earliest Cases Of Disease. Half-Pint Hercules DETROIT, Oct. 9, (ff).— A new test to detect rickets even in new born babies was described today befrre the annual meeting of the American Public Health. Association. The disease, due to too little Vitamin D, the sunshine vitamin, causes malformation of all the bones ' of the body and results in retardation of growth. Dr. Don J. Barnes of. Harper Hospital, Detroit, reported it is possible to discover the earliest cases of the disease by measuring: the amount of phosphatase in the blood of children. It is an enzyme, or organic chemical which decomposes other substances, such as bone, by making them absorb water. A small amount of it necessary for proper body functioning but too much, causes disintegration which, may oftentimes not show up until late m life. Rickets of the female pelvis, which is subjected to severe strain -te- childbirth, may not show up until the birth of the first child and then result in complications, Dr, Barnes declared. The simple blood test which has been developed will reveal the amount of phosphatase present in the body and an abnomally high amount will indicate lack of proper food for the mother during pregnancy. Tough on phone books is Wallace Key Gough, 34 months old, of Los Angeles, who does things like this to keep in shape as successor to his father, a professional strong man. The miniature Hercules can lift a 60-pound weight over his head. TODAY'S STOCK QUOTATIONS Quotations by Mackubin, Legg & Co., Wareham Building, Hagerstown, Md. Phone 2352 Amer. Can ...... Amer. T. & T. . . Amer. Wat. Wks. Anaconda ...... Atchison ....... B. & O .......... Beth. Steel ..... J. 1. Case ....... Chrysler ---- ... Consol. Gas ---Consol. Oil . ____ Crown Ck. & SI DuPont ......... Gen. Elect. . ____ Gen. Foods ..... Gen. Motors ____ Goodyear ....... Nat'l. DistTrs. .. N. Y. Central ... North Amer. . . . Penna. R. R. ... Radio .......... Std. Oil of N, J. . U. S. Steel ..... United Aircraft . Union Pacific ... West'house Elec. Western 'Union . West. Md ....... Loews .......... Texas Corp ..... Warner Bros. .. Cont. Oil ...... Sears Roebuck . Open 07 162% & 1 A 22 1 P.M. 97 162% 8% 7S 26% 17iy 2 33% 41 4S% 14 ISVs 22% 4% 32% 57% 38 .8% 103% 18% 4 25% 33% 2% 17% 4% 78% 77% 25% 171% 34 41 48% 15% 21% 14% 1S% 22% 4% 32% 57% 3S% S% 104 18% 4 25% 33% 2% 79% CHICAGO GRAIN MARKET Quotations by Mackubin, Legg & Co. Warcham Building, Hagerstown, Md. Phone Wheat — Open High Dec. .. S2 May .. SI July .. 77% Corn- Dec. .. 5SVi May .. 59% July .. 50V>> Oats- Dec. .. 32U •>!<: Max- July Rye- Dec. .. 44 May .. 47 July .. 48 30% 44% 47% Low 81% Si 59% 31% 32 •30% 43% 47% 48 2352 1 P.nj S2 59% 32 32 30% 44% 47% 48 ITALIAN SHIP IS SENT DOWN Rome, Oct. 8 (£")—The Italian steamer Franca Fassio, 1858-tons, with five Italian-Americans aboard,, was sunk by an unidentified, submarine yesterday while enroute from Genoa to Barcelona, unofficial re-ports said tonight. The Franca Fassio began a new service between Genoa and Barcelona a month ago despite the strength of the British ueet in the Mediterranean. Names of the passengers lost were not available. Reports said some members of the crew of the 48-year old vessel reached shore. . PAYS TWO FINES Woodrow W. Semler, who figured recently in an accident, was fined a total of $15 and costs when arraigned before Magistrate M. V. B. Bostettcr this morning on charges of reckless driving and driving without a license. INVASION WEATHER Dover, England, Oct. S (#>)—The sky was mackerel grr over the English coast along Dover and darker storm clouds gathered over'^ the German-held coast of France"" at sunset tonight. The sea was choppy under a strong southwesterly wind. Visibility was fair. ROUND and SQUARE DANCE Every "Wednesday and Saturday nights at Potomac Danceland, 111 S. Potomac St. Prizes. Adm. 30c including tax. Adv. Notice My office will be closed Sept. 28th to Oct. 14th. DR. v. B. MCLAUGHLIN A. B. C. WASHERS $49.50 $1 Down — $1 Week Smith Furniture Co. 65 - 67 W. Franklin St. WANTED Call n* flrst. Highest prices paid for Into model cnrs. If yon owe money on your car wo pay finance company and K'IVC yon balance. HAGERSTOWN AUTO EXCHANGE 93-t S. Potomac St. Phone 1133 SUPERIOR TRAINING IN ACCOUNTING nml SECRETARIAL COURSES Day nml Evening Sessions .111 South Potomac Street S. M. FUNK, Ph. D., President MOUNTAIN PEACHES Salway, Smock, Heath Cling, Fox Seedling NEWMAN'S PACKING HOUSE Smithsburg—Phone 74 HEAR William J. Clapp Chairman Democratic Willkie Club Discuss—Wendell Willkie "The People's Choice" Over WJEJ at 6 P. M. Wednesday evening. L

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