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25,000 £ len More Ontario CMttly nMcn ttuui any ether Ontario Coanty paper. Established in 1797. Vol. 142.--No. 170. *: Tte Fair an« night, with thufcntan* »t algfe CANANDAIGUA, N. Y, SATURDAY, JULY 22, 1939. Single Copy, 3 Cents FIVE POWER PACT IN EUROPE REPORTED Senate Sees FDR OK For Politics Ban WASHINGTON (If) -- Usually well - informed senators forecast today that President Roosevelt would sign the Hatch bill despite some criticism he has made of the measure, which prohibits political activity by most federal employes. The senate sent the bill to the White House yesterday without a vote being recorded against it. but only after a stormy scene which developed over talk of side-tracking it. " * Weeks ago. the chamber passed the bill unanimously. It came before the senators again on the question of accepting minor House amendments. Senator Hatch (D-NM) warned that to reject them would mean sending the measure "to the graveyard." Those who predicted today that Mr. Roosevelt would sign the bill pointed to public utterances in which the President expressed approval of its major objectives. There was much speculation among members of Congress, however, as to the practical political i effect of the bill if it should be- ' come law. Some members have contended one provision would prohibit most federal workers from taking part in national political conventions, and thus would weaken any administration effort to control the 1940 Democratic nomination. Vice President Garner told reporters after the Senate passed the measure originally that they could write it down that the bill would become law at this session. After the final action, Garner strode jovially about the Senate floor shaking hands with several senators. Hatch and Senator Minton (D-Ind) -- the latter had urged unsuccessfully that the bill be sent to a joint committee to eom- .pese- .differences -between the Senate and House -- also shook hands. During debate. Minton denied an assertion by Hatch that there was "a move on foot" to side-track ths bill He told the Senate he had felt the bill should be sent to a con-, ference committee because it had not been studied sufficiently by the Senate. "I have no dagger up my sleeve for his beloved bill." Minton declared. "I have no intention of knifing my friend in the back. I want him to have his bill. He has his heart set on it. and so far as I'm concerned -- God bless him." 'Sleeping Beaut/ Slumbers On Considered doomed by doctors nearly a year ago, 4-year-old Mary Ellen Reardon, a victim of encephalitis slumbers on in her Chicago home while her parents continue to hope that her occasionally open eyes will some day gleam with recognition. HOUSE DEFERS FINAL ACTION ON RAIL BILL WASHINGTON (/P)--House leaders pushed the embattled transpor- nienian 'archbishop was studied by j tation bill into further debate today POLICE FEAR YOUTH BLOOD FEUD VICTIM NEW YORK iff) -- The six-year- old story of the slaying of an Ar- Jones Cites RFC Losses On Business WASHINGTON (ff) -- Jesse H. Jones, the federal loan administrator, has advised the Senate banking committee that the Reconstruction Finance Corporation is "going to have plenty of losses" on the loans it already has made to business. An unrevised record of Jones' testimony on President Roosevelt's new lending bill was circulated among committee members today. The printed text showed the former RFC chairman was asked by Senator Townsend (R-Del) whether the lending agency had made all business loans which "were in any way eligible." "We think we have," Jones answered. "We are not infallible. We make plenty of mistakes and plenty of bad loans. We will have a very substantial percentage of losses on our business loans." "The liberality of the policy is going to show up in the losses yov take?" interjected Senator Adams (D-Colo). "Yes," Jones responded. "We are going to have plenty of losses." Adams then asked whether thej losses would "run as high as 10 to! 20 per cent", and Jones replied: "I sm ashamed to tell you what I think | it will be. It will be plenty." Jones testified that the RFC was currently foreclosing on $12.000.000 of industrial loans and that it would take a "very heavy loss" on the transaction. "If anybody makes loans on a more liberal basis than we are making them now," he added, "they will be grants--they will not be loans." Reduce Program The committee before which Jones $100,000 Smile Japs Claim Parley Plan As 'Victory' Kindness to an aging 1 woman who was first attracted to her by her happy smile made Nancy Cooper Keppickell (above) heiress to $100,000. Mrs. Mary E. Adamscn, wealthy widow without relatives, went through the legal formality of adopting 15-year-old Nancy in Miami, Fla., so the girl can inherit her fortune. Nancy's parents grave their approval. PITTMAN ASKS SENATE BALLOT ON JAP TREATY TOKYO (fi) -- Agreement between British and Japanese representatives on the form and issues of negotiations over conflicting China policies was announced today and Japanese officials hailed it as a "great victory." The cabinet approved the agreement after receiving a report from Foreign Minister Hachiro Arita in which he was quoted authoritatively as declaring "Britain has accepted all Japanese proposals" on subject matter and arrangements for the projected discussions. Cabinet approval cleared the way for a general conference unless London disapproves the agreemnt, between Arita and British Ambassador Sir Robert Leslie Craigie. The general session probably would start next week. Neutral sources conceded that Japan had scored in the agreement but Japanese exultation was dampened somewhat by the fact that London has failed to reply in the more than 24 hours elapsed since j Sir Robert and Arita came to terms. i With Britain's approval the conversation between the ambassador and foreign, minister would be joined by military and diplomatic aides. New Agreement Said to Settle? __ - " ·" : ; ' -^^" Foreign Affairs Copyright Story Carried day by Philadelphia Inquirer from Washington - PHILADELPHIA AP) -- The Philadelphia quirer carries a copyright dispatch from its Washington bureau today, saying a five-power agreement which "settles every outstanding European problem" has teen reached tentatively by Great Britain, France, Germiayv Italy and Poland. ; The newspaper says Adolf Hitler and Benito MuaBe- lini will meet with Prime Minister Chamberlain, Prenucc Daladier and Colonel Joseph Beck, foreign minister «f Poland, probably within two weeks, to ratify agreement. In NegotiatiBto MiMt The Inquirer said it had WASHINGTON (JP) Senator Pittman. (D., Nev.), announced today that he would support a resolution by Senator Vandendsrg, iR.. Mich.) to put the Senate on rec- testified made ,a net reduction of|ord-in favor of abrogating the 1911 $310,000,000 in Mr. Roosevelt's $2,- treaty of commerce and naviga- 800,000.000 lending program yesterday, and then turned down an amendment by Senator Maloney (D-Conn) to add $300,000,000 for tion with Japan. Pittman said he would move, at the meeting next Wednesday of the Foreign Relations Committee, of but decided to defer final action until weekend absentees returned to the capital. Foes of a provision .to place cer- police today in the belief that a thirst for revenge for conviction of the prelate's slayers may lay behind the disappearance of a clothing exporter's son. Dickran Dadourian, father of the missing 16-year-old Hovannes Dadourian. Yonkers High School junior said the case was "definitely a kidnaping-" but P olice saw a . p JL s ~, t , sibllity that vengeance against the lts pi - oponen t s contend this is a tain water carriers under the jurisdiction 01 the Interstate Commerce Commission announced they were ready to oppose its enactment with every possible parliamentary strate- father might be the motive. railroa public works grants to states and .'which he is chairman, to separate $50.000,000 for federal public works '· the two sections of the Vandenberg projects. The net reduction in the measure resulted from a $250,000,000 slash in the $750,000,000 toll roads program, a $150.000,000 cut in the $500000,000 railroad equipment proposal, and. the addition of $90,000,000 for reclamation projects in the west. The committee rejected a pro- use of] Guard Cutter Goes to Aid of Disabled Ship SEWARD. Alaska (IP) -- The coast guard cutter Morris was proceeding the Gulf of Alaska under across - . forced draft today to the aid of the "Northwest Passage" bound me nian revolutionary^ party, were V » * V » »**-C7" - f I ^flltl \ja-\A W i l A . OtAiAtA *,»\rf · · » ·*· * **·· *«· The elder Dadourian was one of i NC) leader of a steering commit- a volunteer committee of. Armen- i tce flPhting tne waterways section, ians who helped to convict nine .^ wg mtend lQ t£St ifc with vital fellow-countrymen of the murder of the archbishop. Leon Tourian. who was stabbed in front of his Altar as he prepared to say mass on Christmas Eve. 1933. The church- and Dadourian were close . . ,, , ., * Rep . Warren lD _ posal by Maloney to ' man friends. , Two of the nine, all of them described as members of a secret Ar- schooner Pandora, which grounded yesterday morning off Cape St. Elias in southeastern Alaska. The Morris, which left Seward at 4 P. M.. yesterday when the lighthouse keeper at the Cape reported the Pandoras accident, was expected to reach the made-over halibut schooner's side in .13 hours- Few details were received here but it was believed that Dr. H. P. Hellens. Oklahoma evangelist and explorer, hesd of the exoeditior and the five members of his party were safe. son sentenced to death- The other seven drew prison terms of 10 to 20 vears. " Speakinc through another who ar.'ed as interpreter. Dad was reluctant to discuss the ven- ceance theory but expressed conviction his son had not left home, voluntarily. "He was hatpy at' home." he said simply. amendments." The North Carolinian, declining to fcrecast the outcome, was equally reluctant to discuss the proposed amendments. It \vas learned, however, that Rep. South (D-Tex), would try to eliminate the entire section dealing with water carriers. Some members held that it did not matter much what changes the House made because the bill already had passed the Senate in much different form and probably would be entirely rewritten when the two branches sought a compromise. Some informed legislators went so far as to predict this would take until next any of the loan fund for government-financed, competition with private utility plants, but it adopted an amendment by Senator Barkley (D- Kv), who introduced the bill, to prevent loans for any project which \vould be "in substantial competition" with private enterprise. ty Senator Not Clear On Deflated Boom session. The bill was denounced in the resolution and to approve the portion dealing with the 1911 treaty. Vandenberg proposed not only that the Senate advocate executive action to nullify the Japanese treaty, but that it urge the Roosevelt administration to call a conference of nations which signed the nine-power pact of 1922, pledging the territorial integri- The purpose of this conference would be to determine whether Japan had violated the nine-power treatv. and tc recommend "appropriate action."' Secretary of State Hull said in a letter to Pittman yesterday that the executive department, as always, would be pleased to give "full i and careful consideration, conson- 1 ant with the great weight to which the opinions of the Senate are entitled." to the Vandenberg resolution, if it were passed. j Vandenberg. inclined to view this - President!as an invitation from the admin- '· He'pointed ot that Hovannes had House ycsltrday a? an "outrageous 1 1 onlv $225 in his pockets when he sell-out" of consumers and shippers Vfa».V v**-«w *»· i- , _ ] ., - a M ..-.+u*~;iin- «««r»in-nt Last Trolley Lines Scheduled For Honor SCHENECTADY fl* -- Trolley fans from five states and officials of raiJroad associations will honor the last two passengers, carrying inter urban trolley lines in New York Stair tomorrow. They wall board special trolleys from Schcncctady to Saratoga and from Jamestown to Westfield and other points. The ceremonies will pay tribute to 1hr only surviving lines of the many which flourished a few years ago- 1 ^^----TXlm TRIPLE left home July 8 to go to a movie and praised as promising efficient while some $200 lay untouched in a transportation service lor all sce- YOUR WH HEN YOU DOUBLE YOUR Jions of the country. drawer of his dresser. The father said he had received nc ransom demands. Schooled to anguish by previous misfortune. Dadourian added he feared his son already had been slain by abductors who were in terror of capture. Hovannes and another child were born tc the Dadourians since they carnc Jo the United States. Four sons and a daughter were slain in the Turkish-Armenian massacres of two decades ago. The missing boy wore blue slacks and a white shirt with a maroon haired, he "is 5 feet 9 inches tall j crushed chest, suffered when his automobile Jcft a highway nearj Corning yesterday and struck a Corning Man Killed; Wife Seriously Hurt BATH U»i -- Mrs- John L. Thomas was in a critical condition at a hospital here today from injuries suffered in an automobile accident in which her husband, honorary vice president of Coming Glass Works, was fata illy injured. Thomas. 70. fathcr-an-Iaw of Rep. collar"when he disappeared- Brown- j \y. Sterling Cole R-NY. dacd of a haired, he is 5 feet- 9 ' and weighs 145 pounds. R-Mich.) says he isn't clear what i ° r nine-power signatories. Ixxrni is about to be deflated "tm-j less it's the third term boom." j PAYMENT ORDERED The Chief Executive told reporters | BO STON (JP -- The U S. Cir- yesterday at Hyde Park. N. Y., that j cuit Comt of Appea i 5 today or- a well known business man who , dered tbe payment to New England called at the White House recently ! mnk producers of more than $500.- had stated t?iat congressional inac- ooo m y^ equalization fund held in tivity on the neutrality issue was ^ escrow during litigation over the killing the nicest little business , Boston milk marketing order. Tne boom you ever saw. j court ruling followed a decision by Rising in the Senate. Vanden- ! the U. S. Supreme Court holding berg read a newspaper headline the order constitutional and tt- about the President's remarks, then . leasing $2.000.000 also held by the turned to the market page and read court. another headline which said. | "Stocks spurt $1 to $3 in fast trad- ! Nol only birds but some ani- ing." i mals. fish and insects migrate. KILLED IX ATTACK SHANGHAI i/Pi -- A. P. Wilson, formerly oT Philadelphia, and a iJwW. Tverc hilled tonight by a terrorist attack on tiro Ohiiwse npaa-cc newspapers, one ol 'wliieh is American owned. Wilson. 47 year old cale owner, fcnonii as "Tug" ·was shot five lime* when he 'tried to sirze one ti the terrorist*;, lie died soon after being taken to a hospital. Nine persons wre wounded.' He joined the Glass Works in 3910 and served as assistant secretary until 1918 when he became treasurer, actinu in that capacity until 1936. c.%rnox is ADVISED LONDON '.4'i -- The British Foreign office spc*t*man said today thai Tokyo reports concerning Brij tain's aMitiMle in nwjotialjons j Japan, on China policies, should be accepted with caution. Dispatches NATION* COUNCIL New Librarian, Wife Invited By President j HYDE PARK i#i--President and Mrs. Roosevelt extended invitation?, today to Mr. and Mrs. Archibald Maci-eislh and Alexander Woollcott.. the writer, to be weekend guests at tneir country home. TJie President recently appointed MacLeish librarian of Congress in Washington. Father of Kidnaped Minister Collapses Blockade Major Ports HONGKONG (JP) -- The Hong- kong government was informed officially today that the Japanese navy was laying mine fields along ! several Kawangtung province coastal stretches, across the entrances to a large bay northeast of Amoy and also across entrances to two bays immediately north of Svvatow. The Japanese control both Amoy and Swatow. but adjacent coastal indentations provide backdoor approaches from both ports to minor points still unoccupied. Minelaying will relieve the Japanese navy of the necessity of patrolling all but the major port approaches. Extension of the minefields southward along the Kwangtung coast is expected, Money Crisis Spreads SHANGHAI (ff) -- Coolies were substituted for telephones and postage stamps were used for currency today as Shanghai's money crisis spread to affect nearly everyone in the city. Although the Chinese dollar strengthened after yesterday's sharp declines, the crisis continued with these results: Scores of stores refused to sell merchandise for local dollars, re- sardless of the price offered, because dealers feared further slumps. Some stores quoted prices in foreign currencies. The accord, the Inquirer reported, consists of nine major points: "1. Danzig would be returned to Germany, but under the technical classification of a. free port, thus leaving it open to Polish commerce. 2. The status of the Polish Corridor would be modified to satisfy both Germany and Poland, with Germany presumably bavin? tret access to East Prussia and Poland continuing to have free Danzig and her port at Gdynia. 3. Italy would toe given representation on the directorate of the Suez Canal. 4 Italy . would be given participating rights on the railroad linking Addis Ababa with French-owned Djibouti. " ' 5. A neutralized zone would be established in North Africa opposite Gibraltar to insure British sovereignty there. 6. The present border between France and Italy would be permanently guaranteed. 7. The present border between France and Germany would be permanently guaranteed. 8. All other existing European HANKOW. China (tP -- The Rev. L. W. Holland. Methodist missionary from Pasadena, Oal.. has writ^en the United States consul-general here reporting that he and other missionaries at Nanchang ire safe and well. The United States consulate started an investigation a month *go following a report by Domei (Japanese news agency) that Holland had been arrested on charges of carrying on anti-Japanese propaganda. The consulate expressed concern over the case. Today, however. Consul-General J. O. Spikcr announced the Japanese army yesterday had delivered a letter addressed to him by Holland dated Nanchang July 6 reporting he was safe and well. frontiers woufa be guaranteed for 25 years. 9. The five powers would limit their regular armies to not more than 300,000 men for 25 years." the proposed agreement in negotiation for sereral "thus accounting lor the lull in customarily turbulent rope." The text of the tentative _ the dispatch added, was sent;tfr United States by an American i bassador whose "Identity has^bejM kept secret" for the information,*! President Roosevelt and: ~ ~ Hull. "It was emphasized that 0* United States was in no way jo be considered as a party t» tne agreement or that it was ev*n-tO know officially what to going o£» the Inquirer said. '--_ The- newspaper's eorTesponMent speculated that "some " Polish city," perhaps "would wem toMA* be a ratification conference Agreement h Denial LONDON (ff)i -- The BrttUfa foreign office spoke oitt indigna day about what it called and irresponsible talk" NOTE INCREASE IN THE STATE Oil Burner Stolen; 09 Floods House NEEDHAM. Mass. i-Pj -- Tuesday night a thief stole an oil burner from a Needham home and left the valve open, permitting 250 gallons of fuel to ran out on the floor. Published accounts of tne crime ·xfrc somewhat critical of the oil I spiffing. so last night a thief vfeit- icd the house across the street and sl'Olr another oil toumcr. Uiis time ·--~--~-^-- carefully shutting off the valve so JERUSALEM /?' -- The elderly^ appeal to them to accept 200 pounds j ihal nol a drop was spilled. But he also stole the kitchen ALBANY r/P» -- State Tax Commissioner Mark Graves announced today a $63,465.863 increase of New York's real property values in 1938 and viewed it as a "wholesome indication." Assessed valuation totaled $25,687.333.789 as compared with $251623, 867926 in 1937. The increase was the second in succession after a steady decline Irom the "peak" of $29,191,105.905 hi 1931 and Graves said, "mirrors a steady recovery of real property values and continued advances in new construction of homes and business buildings." The commissioner s statement accompanied publication of the 1939 tax "equalization" table. i He traced the "overall" gairTin j valuation to a $119.034528 increase 1 in the five counties of Greater New York. Fifty-seven upstate counties icncrtcd a decline of $55.569.065. The New York City increase brought total valuation there to 516.769-332.722. with Queens County showing the five boroughs. The largest increase for the state said Japanese officials hailed as a Th» Roosevslts amng«3 lor their " "great victory" results of a negotiations between Ambassador Sir Robert Leslie Craigie and Foreign Minister Hachiro Arita. of I guests to go with them to a clam bake tonight at ihe estate of Secretary Morgenthau at nearby FSsh- kill. father of kidnaped Rev. GcrouHd R. Goldncr of Mogodore. O.. collapsed today because of worn- and strain just a« he was preparing to set outi on a pereojial search for the kid- 1 nap wand. Physicians said they did not regard his condition as critical, but that he was "bowed down "*ith worrj " The fatht-r. Dr. Jacob Goldner oi Cleveland. O.. aJ*o a pastor, had declared he would seek out. the lair of the abductors himself to raego- about $940 for the life of my boy." he raid in explaining his intention range to seek out the band with the aid ol two donkey boys and an inter- as a whole was reported in Nassau County, where values shot up $59. 174,564. Monroe County had the heaviest loss--$85.739.MO-duc to decline of nearly $87,000,000 cil-v of Rochester. pending broad agreement with Germany to save European peace. It denied there were official negotiations of any kind. . "All talk of a large loan to Germany in return for partial armament is absolutely and purely acadandc, and is harmful because it may prejudice the Anglo-Soviet talks," a fweJgo office spokesman said. -· Poland was standing firm against Nazi pressure, but she faced .-tbe possibility of an unpredictable Soviet Russia joining hands with Germany. A Soviet announcement last night disclosed that trade talk* with Germany had been resumed after sudden interruption of preliminaries j last January. ^.Resumption of the negotiations after two previous failures was viewed as holding disturbing possibilities alike for Poland and for British-French negotiations for a mutual aid pact. One version of a new "peace deal'* was set forth by Vernon Bsotfctt member of Parliament and affairs writer in the News i This purported ptan, he would call for Britain and Prance to point out to Germany that shMfold no longer hope to win » "I war" and suggest: "Therefore she should and in order to help her through a very difficult period ot from wartime to peacetime ether governments should i her a loan of about about $468.0004)00). "There would, of course, be.; cst international control of ' disarmament,*' he said. Another rumor. puhii«h*d the to in the Noon passed without any nn ta£e to his bed. The elderly Goldner was released by the Arab rebel bandits Wednesday c\«ning Jo collect a $5,(W) ransom demanded for his son's r»- 3ea«f. Yesterday he received a message from the sen that he w?.s RELIEF CLIENT FINED MOUND5V1LLE. W. Va. 1*1 -- A sate but to "please bring the tiate KOT reJeasc of his son unless i money if possible Friday." some hopeful development came j ih? task of negotiators in trying this morning. j i o jea3 with «w kidnapers was be- Doctors said the 67-year-old pas-Learning extremely difficult. Reports hts tivo small children c.f.rn1 his meager earnings lor .hr.vinp tobacco dre'w a fine oi $25 in Magistrate Court alter promis- inc "to do belter." Louis White. 25. ·xa's convicted last night of "wil- nj]jy abusing and n*g3eciing iwc- rssary treatment oi two minor children." TO VIEW MANEUVERS ROME i.'Pi -- Officials annoianc- Find New Footprints In Missing Boy Case MILLINOCKET. Me. ·(#·) -- Spurred by the discovery of a new set of footprints below the timberline. haggared-eyed searchers penetrated today into a bog's swwnpy reaches seeking 12-year-old Donn Prndlcr. lost on lofty Mount Kat- ahdin since Monday. Hopes which nad waned during four ^ay,s oi c'S-aminalion of thick woods and sheer precipices, rose last night, with the uncovering of the print halfway between Chimney Pond Trail and the Hunt Trail, from which tbe Rye. 3*. Y-, boy had wandered. Bloodhounds brought a Daily Mirror, was that Adolf already had hinted a promise Europe peace on that he get a jeMOJMuM $2^90.000.000) loan, -backed Hr ail the democratic powers," Outlining this report, the Manor said taborite Arthur Hettfcnon would ask Sir Oliver Stanfcr (*·*- idem, of the Board of Trade, In the House of Commons next weak wftat Dr. Hflmuth WonJthat, Gerfcanr's trade ambassador, has been ofetng in London. Wohlthat. the Mirror went on. "here ostensibly io attend an international whaling conference, te believed to have brought a pla» to London. That plan te an offer from Hitter to promise peace to Europp on condition that he gets * huge Joan to solve Germany's economic difficulties." tor needed rest and quiet. He wasfreached Bethlehem that rival gangs c6 today that five German naval i posse to the bog's brink, A*t^^ ¥ n*'l A/"! fT.t\m 1/*«: ,/Vf tl^-r* -it-i/l ^j * _..i. .. .^.. _.. ^ .. j^_ j«_ · · _ * _ _ » _ _ i .. J-.TJ ....__ _«...*! J _..4^'k. -- . -*-\, ta^H._. I exhausted from loss of sleep and strain of attempts to obtain his sorrs freedom. "I would make a special, fatherly Arab marauders in the Hebron- 'officers would watch week-long! Bethlehem-Dead Sea area were ! Italian naval maneuvers in ttie trying to "hijack" Gfoldner from the ! Mediterranean beginning tomor- original kidnapers. i row. The art project of the WPA has produced 45.000 «**! paintings and numerous murals. HAS W WASHTJIOTOX said today the aute ryart- ment had leuefted no tntannttilt through aftksal cnaanet* to the effect that t*» Bufwpean were AfTOM iNMKl^Hty ypwi designed to settle ttw* major peace a* least IS rears.

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