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25,000 More Ontario Court? rtaaen Uua ·ny other Ontario Cotiatj paper. The Weather ' Local Uuanorab*wwf laalilil and Thvndar; «Mtor ThirMhtr afternoon and nlfht. Established in 1797. Vol. 142.--No. 173. CANANDAIGUA, N. Y., WEDNESDAY, JULY 26, 1939. Single Copy, 3 Gents DEMOCRATS SPLIT OVER LENDING ISSUES Japan Calls Navy Fleet Reservists i TOKYO UP) -- Confident that Central Chinese government receive no more help from Britain to oppose the "new order in East Asia," Japan today stepped up her naval manpower, apparently with an eye on Soviet Russia. The Admirality called naval reservists to active duty while Admiral Mitsumasa Yonai, naval minister, disclosed organization of a Dew squadron which soon will begin "special maneuvers" with the combined Imperial fleet. Neutral naval experts expressed belief that the call to reservists, bringing an estimated 1,500 to the colors, and the fleet reinforcements probably resulted from friction between Japan and Russia over Sakhalin Island oil and coal concessions. New Squadron Yoani briefly informed the Japanese press of the new squadron while en route to graduation exercises at the Naval Cadet School at Etajima. He did not disclose the number nor type of ships in the new squadron. It was supposed the reservists called up were to supply the expansion of regular personnel needed for the new squadron. Japan has 175.000 naval reservists to suppli- ment her more than 100,000 regulars. The naval minister said the squadron would participate in "special wartime maneuvers." Observers expressed surprise in view of the fact that annual Summer maneuvers had been canceled when the war in China started. The .last large-scale exercises were held in 1936. CHUNKING (IP) -- The Central Chinese government has declared its confidence that the British government "will take an attitude consonant with its legal and moral obligations to China, in dealing with the so-called Tientsin local issue. A formal statement issued last night noted that Britain had advised her officials and nationals to "refrain from acts and measures prejudicial to attainment of the Japanese objective" under her agreement with Japan on a basis o; negotiations to settle the Tient- sin dispute. Epidemic Feared SHANGHAI (tP) -- International Settlement authorities expressed fears today that epidemics might result from a breakdown of Shanghai garbage disposal facilities throueh action of the Japanese- dominated Shanghai municipality. The city had no garbage disposal for three days, and authorities regarded the health situation as dangerous. particularly among 4.000.000 refugees from war zones who live in over-crowded houses along steaming alleys of Chinese areas. The Chinese mayor, Fu Siao-En. released H. Rose, chief of the settlement municipal council's health department and a German and Russian employe of the department and promised to release 100 Chin- l esc employes and the department's ^^rarbagc trucks, but failed to do so I Lost In Wilds Medical Association Wins Court Battle WASHINGTON *i -- The American Medical Association won a sweeping victory over the government todav when a federal district court held that the Sherman anti-trust act could not apply to the practice of medicine. Justice James M. Proctor, ruling owl. an indictment in which the Justice Department cliargcd the AMA and fellow defendants retrained the "trade" of Group Health Inc., a cooperative health association in the District of Columbia, said: "3s medical practice a trade within the meaning of Section 3 of the Shmnan Act? In my opinion it is not." Physician's Son Held In Stepmother's Death 8ENTON. Ill UTi -- George W. Gore, Jr.. 32-year-old son of a prominent Southern Illinois physician, was. charged with rmirdc-r Hoday in the bedroom slaying ol his stepmother. · State'* Attorney Re* Jones issued the warrM* after three days' investigation during which young Gore and his wife, Kalhryin. were taken pto custody and questioned. She ater was released. Jones said arranttments were made for Gore's release today on $10,006 bond sifned by his father and an *«nt to await action of a ?n«nd jury. Owe denied any connection with 1 the staylnc and claim* -d he and M* wife were in Southeast Mifitowl kMt tetteiid. Several hundred searchers beat the brush in Paul Bunyan Forest near LaPorte, Minn., in an effort to find Russell Jensen, 6, (above) son of a packing house foreman, who wandered into the dense woods. GOLDNER SAFE; $2,300 RANSOM PAD) ABDUCTORS JERUSALEM (IP) -- The Rev. Gerould Goldner tossed in fitful sleep -- his first real rest in over a week -- today, no longer the prisoner of a Nomad Arab band. Dr. Jacob Goldner. father of the young Ohio preacher, obtained his son's release yesterday for "somewhere between 200 and 500 pounds -- between $1,380 and $2,300. He oisclcsed today that the ransom hac been paid directly to the kidnapers and not through intermediaries. Young Goldner knew nothing of the frantic efforts to secure his release or of the attention directed to the bizarre kidnaping in the Moab Hills. With his captors he had lived the life of a Bedouin, changing headquarters each morning and evening for the kidnapers feared their prize might be "hijacked" by a stronger band. Although exhausted and suffering from illness as a result of eating tribal food. Goldner said on his return to the Holy City last night that his captors "treated me fine- but there was once or twice wnon. things came to a close shave, and I thought the end was near." Both father and son were taken captive by the band, but the father was released to arrange a ransom. The younger Goldner declared last night that "when my father left me I thought I was never going to see him again." The bana prowled through hilly country near Hebron, always on the alert and with their captive under heavy guard, the father related today. When news reached the band that negotiators were anxious to talk terms with them, the rebel leader delegated five men to carry out negotiations but. swore them to secrecy about the location of various hideaways and any other details -except that Goldner was well. Experts Say Army Plane Equal Foreign Ships WASHINGTON (ff -- Air coips officers held the belief today that American military planes arc at least, the equal of JJic best abroat St*pito the failure of t-hc army's priaed "flying lort.rcss" bombrrs to equql German and Italian record'-.. They hinted that higher standards might br expected from 'aster nnd more powe-fal planes nearlj Tt ady for initial tests. Carrying a load oi lLfl33 pounds. cnc of 1'hf hie bombers ycf-tcrdav averaged 304 miles an hour for one lap over an official test courM bounded by Langley Field. Va. Belling Field in Washington, and Fiioyd Bennett airport. New , York. On the second 1.000 kilometer rf623.4 nuiUpM 3ap. it made 2W3 miles an hour. IMPRISONED FIVE DAYS OGDEN. Utah f -- Imprisoned five days in a box-car without wa- t«r or food, a man who gave his name as Clarence Thompson ol Cortland, N. Y., is recoverinf. "I wa? looking for work and was hitchhiking in North Dakota," he said. "Two men picked me up in their car. I don't know how I got hi the boxcar." Officers opened the car by CIO Seeks Union For Tradesmen WASHINGTON (IP) -- John L. Lewis set out today to challenge the dominance of the AFL in its major stronghold -- the building construction industry. The CIO leader announced yesterday establishment of the United Construction Workers Organizing Committee, placed his younger brother, A. D. Lewis at the head of it, and marked out what may become the line of a new battle front in the four-year-old labor war. The new organization puts Lewis in direct rivalry with many of the AFL leaders who sat on the executive council three years ago when the federation high command suspended and later expellert Lewis and his allies for forming the CIO. A. D. "Denny" Lewis will undertake organization of building tradesmen after years of working in the coal industry. He spent 18 years in the coal mines, the same place John L. got his first contact with organized labor. The younger Lewis left the mines to become assistant director and later director of mines and minerals of the State of Illinois. i Lewis came to Washington several years ago to become an officer in the U. S. employment service when James J. Davis was secretary of labor. He left that post to become assistant to his brother as president of the United Mine Workers. He bears a marked resemblance to John L. and has been long close to him directing the affair? of the Mine Workers Union. John L. Lewis made it clear in his announcement yesterday that he hoped to capture a sizable portion of the building trades workers by boosting the .wages of the unorganized workers and by promising to eliminate jurisdictional disputes which have proved troublesome to the AFL and the Industry. His aides said, too, that there would be no wage scale war. The CIO organization will demand the prevailing wage rates which run as high as $2 an hour for some trades. Lewis said "thousands of requests" had been received for CIO to invade the building construction field. "These requests have comt to us," he said, "because the construction workers desire a modern form of organization which will bring the benefits of collective bargaining to all workers, will eliminate jurisdictional disputes and will improve their wages and working conditions." New Discovery May Disclose Burials Of "The Lost Colony GAINESVILLE, G». (IP) --Dr. H. J. Pearce, president of Bre- nau College, asserted today discovery and translation of 13 stone slabs apparently recording the burial cf 64 members of the famed "lost cofemy" of Rcanoke Island may go far in solving what he called "Mystery No. 1 of American history." The educator and his son, Dr. H. J. Pearce, Jr., a historian at Emory University in Atlanta, announced yesterday the finding- of the stones on the Saluda river near Greenville, S. C., which purport to unfold the tragedy baffling: colonists settled at Sir Walter Raleigh's behest in 1587. The educators emphasized that no claims were being made as to the authenticity of stones at present. "They are still under investigation," they said. "But if the stones do prove to be genuine, Dr. Pearce declared, "some commonly accepted facts in American history must be discarded." o/LIFE By The Associated Press) Bu.-y Bees MT. STERLING. Ky. -- Beekeeper A. F. Shields placed crates containing 75 pounds of honey in his garage, intending to return late in the day after swarming bees had departed and truck the honey away. But when he went back to the garage the honey was gone. The bees had carried every drop back to the hives. Papa's A Daddy WAYNESBORO. Pa. -- Tony of Roiuservillc has been a papa all his life but is a father for the first lime. Tony, whose last name is Papa. just became I he father of a five- pound girl. Roll Out The ftanrl HOUSTON. Tex. -- Manager Al Vincent ol Beaumont baseball team played a Texas league game with Houston under protest because a Houston fan clapped and shouted in time as a loudspeaker blared out the Beer Barrel polka. He fell better at the end of the game, though. Beaumont won. Wwrry. Wwry OKLAHOMA CITY -- Oklahoma county owes $5.307 to creditors who won't ' come in and collect it . "It's a strange condition." mused Commissioner Grover Pendlcton. "when people we owe money won't bring their bills in and colled. We j have" Ihe money available and still ! they won't come in." i Over Anxious? J CHICAGO -- The Major League i baseball season is better than half \ over but Owner P. KL Wriglcy yes- j terday watched his Chicago Cubs play for the first time -- a double header with Brooklyn. The Cubs lost both games. WPA OFFICIALS PREDICT STATE RELIEF SLASH WASHINGTON '(IP) -- WPA officials said today that a study of the new relief act in operation indicated that some states may curtail projects materially after the first of the year, when they become responsible for 25 per cent of the cost. "We are getting some pretty loud squawks." officials said, "against the provision that state WPA officers may require varying amounts of local contributions to a project, as long as the state total amounts to 25 per cent of the outlay for all projects within its borders when the program is completed." Sources of this information preferred to remain anonymous pending further experience with the new law, but they appeared convinced that next year fewer communities would contribute more v than the 25 per cent required of the state. "It well may be," they said, "that the minimum contribution will become the maximum." These developments seemed to WPA officials to refute earlier beliefs that localities with sufficient resources might be willing to contribute much more than 25 per cent and permit a distressed neighbor to obtain WPA projects on "token j sponsorship." | The later would include contribu-1 tions of a city truck, a barrel o f j cement or the services of a city engineer. The small and the large contributions would be balanced against each other for a grand total of 25 per cent on all projects within the state. Officials said also that the new building restrictions appeared likely to hamper WPA construction of larger schools." city halls, armories and similar projects. Velma West Captured By Texas Police DALLAS (IP) -- Velma West's "one little adventure" after 11 years imprisonment for the hammer murder of her husband ended abruptly here with her unspectacular arrest on a city street. The emaciated blonde's adventure had extended 36 days -- 36 days of freedom from the Ohio Women's reformatory from which she led three other prisoners in a bold escape one rainy night in June. Velma and Mary Ellen Richards, another of the Ohio fugitives, were arrested quietly in the market section last night, not far from where they had worked in a tavern. Detectives C. O. Buchanan, J. E. Daniel and Ben Samford walked up to the women and took them off to jail. The detectives had had information the fugitives were here. They did not elaborate on their information but Velma told a reporter the officers related someone had recognized her from newspaper pictures. The capture ended a nation-wide search for the quartet who vanished into the rainy night of June 19. Velma said they used a set of keys to open the gates but did not say how they were obtained. The women decided to hitch-hike to Dallas but Florence Sheline quit enroute. The others came here three weeks ago but the captured pair said Virginia Brawdy had left them since. Eleven years of prison life have taken their toll on the West woman. | She now is frail, no longer the vivacious, pretty wife of 21 who became enraged at her husband because he refused to attend a bridge party and beat him to death with a claw hammer. . The husband, Thomas Edward West, 26. was killed at Perry, Ohio, in December. 1927. Velma received a life sentence. Only Monday, Superintendent i Marguerite Reilley of the reforma-j tory at Marysville said "She (Velma) can't keep hidden forever" and scorned the idea she would return of her own accord, although; the fugitive slayer left a note explaining: "I must have one little adventure in this dull life of mine." and assured the superintendent "if this should in any way cause you trouble j I shall come back immediately." j Conscience-Ridden Edward C. Ray, 30, (above) bitch-hiked back to Mineola, N. Y., from Mexico City, by way of Laredo, Tex., to give himself up on charges of stealing S700 from a payroll. Ray's conscience bothered him, he said, so he thumbed his way back when Nassau County officials didn't have funds to return him. CAVEIN PERILS COMMUNITY ON OLD COAL MINE PLANS FOR "RAINY DAY" j LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (IP) -- Ac- j quitted on a charge of illegal park- j ing. Attorney Beloit Taylor decid-' ed to provide for a less lucky day, | He asked the police desk sergeant to hold "in trust" the $5.80 bond refund due him, to be applied against any future parking violations he might have. TREASURY REPORT WASHINGTON wiv--The position cf the treasury on July 24: Receipts. $12.648.359.09; expenditures. $36.342.603.04; net balance, $2,650.- 424.008.1T. HAILEYVILLE, Okla. (IP) --Resident of this small community were worried today lest further cave-ins plunge a part of the residential district into an abandoned, water- filled coal mine on which the town virtually has been floating for 20 years. Cause of their worry was a large, gaping hole in Riley street, just a block from the main business district. A 25 by 40 foot strip of pavement collapsed with a roar yesterday and dropped five feet below the surface. Several hours later the First Presbyterian church, which fronts on the street at that spot, had settled a foot and the steps were sloping street-ward. Old timers shook their heads and recalled the disastrous collapses of 1925. which they said started in much the same way. Then, sections of the ground began dropping and before the soil had stopped its shifting the S59.000 Y. M. C. A. building. City Hall and adjoining structures were wrecks. The mine which honeycombs the town was started about 30 years ago. After 10 years or so the five- foot vein was worked out and the mine abandoned. Eighteen hundred persons were left to live on the dome of the mine. However, in the face of this new threat, the populace was trying to wear a brave face. Andrew Omisky. 23-year-old barber and mayor, got together with the townsfolk and decided on the only remedy they knew -- filling up the* holes with rock. Senate, House " Leaders Act to 1 Speed Approval M. IT m ,,-·-'·'--·. WASHINGTON UP) -- Harassed Congessional leaders struggled today to reunite their divided forces in both houses in an effort to enact the $2,490,000,000 lending program and adjourn a week from Saturday. Administration lieutenants" in the Senate, where debate began late yesterday, were faced with a plaguing array of prospective amendments. Some of the most controversial were offered from within Democratic ranks -- notably a proposal to attach a rider restor- DROUGHT CAUSES ACCUTE UPSTATE WATERSHORTAGE ALBANY (ff) -- Upstate residents watched their water supplies today as a prolonged drought continued to cause widespread damage among the section's crops and forest resources. The most acute water shortage occurred in Nassau where Mayor Christopher Ogden said about 900 residents were without water for six hours yesterday. He said sfec -wells, supplying the village's 750,000 gallon tank, went dry. The mayor and volunteer workers, however, improvised a temporary chlorinating system and pumped water from nearby Valatie Kill I into the village's pipe lines to relieve the situation. In Schenectady, where water also is drawn from deep ·wells, residents were advised to "go easy on the water." Chief of Police Joseph A. . Peters said he would enforce a provision that gardens and lawns be watered only two hours in the morning and two at night. Lake George village officials reported one of the community's two reservoirs nearly dry while the Albany weather bureau said the rainfall deficiency for July had been boosted to 2.08 inches. Meanwhile, fire fighters fought scores of blazes throughout the I state. Kinne F. Williams, state j superintendent of forest fire control, said 19 new fires 'broke out ! yesterday but added that "none amount to anything." Fifty inmates of the Napanoch institution for male defective delinquents and 100 CCC members from High Point. N. J.. aided in fighting the state's most serious blaze at Stony Kill Falls, near Ellenville. The fire has destroyed an estimated 1.000 acres of forest in five days. One hundred additional CCC workers from Peekskill have been summoned. ing the WPA prevailing wage sctlft In the House leaders appeared'tti be making progress in attempts to placate an impatient group "#_ : 5l Democrats who sought to force action on the lending bill throufft ft call for a party caucus. Sucte.a caucus could bind all HOUK Dan« ocrats to act as a unit. i^: in this instance, the leader* wwe not notified 'beforehand. They hoped to make the caucus nnnofirtn sary by obtaining release of _:the $800,000,000 housing bill froto the Rules committee, and assurance that the same group would not bottle up the lending legislation. Senate Republicans decided to sharpshoot items of the works financing program calling for the following federal loans: PtaMJJB roads $500,000,000, railroad equipment *350,ooo,ooo, export - import bank $100,000,000, farm tenancy $600,000,000, public works $350*1$000, rural electrification admlnls tration $500,000,000 and reclamation $90,000,000. Opposes Road OvUaf Senator Borah (R-Idaho) said h«_ was opposed to the public loads. outlay, declaring: : .\;i "Very little of the money spent on highways goes to the working man, and most of it goes to:Uw cement companies." Despite the apparent obstacles, Democratic Leader Barkley of Kentucky said he was confident tbe senate would pass the -tending MU this week. He also ordered T ^jftt sessions, and said the gdmintetra^ tion intended to keep Congress i(re until final disposition of the measure. Barkley told reporters thjrifche was not prepared w say'whiP^fie administration's attltuft would be toward an amendment offered hy 22 senators, headed by Murray Mont), to restore thfl pron wage scale for WPA. the new «r lief law provides ths* an reUef clients -work 130 boors for tteir "security" wage. Many sponsors of the amendment are among the strongest supporters of the lendfnr legislation. * .. Scout Tells Experiences Of 8-Day Trek in Woods!Long Fights to Keep Kin's Regime Intact BRULE, Neb. -- E*rl Smith spent quite some time tinkering -arith his combine to place it in first class condition for harvesting his wheat crop. Wh*n h* moved into the field he found the crop already harvested-an itinerant combine operator had vttfced Smith's fleM by mistake. SHERMAN. Me. /!· -- An amazing talc of tenacious courage spilled today from the lips of a very tired little boy. Donn Fcndler. 12. of Rye. N. Y.. who literally found himself alter being lost for eight days in the tangled underbrush of Maine's northern wilderness. While aai army of searchers scour- r*5 the steep, crevasse-scarred sides of JoJJy Mount. Katahdin. Donn. Boy Scout, wandered 35 miles from the peak on which he disappeared July 17. followed a brook and then a telephone itnc until finally be csine last- night to the first human habitation, tht home of Nelson F. j McMorim. 62, of Sherman, a guidr. j "I ale what berries 1 could find." j Donn told McMoarn a* Mrs. Me- j Moarn gave the hagsard. emaciated Jad soup and coffee before scnriine ham to bed. "I drank water from stagnant pools until I found fresh water." He was all but naked, his clothine lorn off by the tangled growths through which he had plowed relentlessly for days, his body was covered! with sores, scratches and · ijvH-cl bites, but bis first, thought wa= ·) to notify his distraught, parents. * Mrs. Fendler. "the happiest i mother in the world" to bear her! son's voice again, waited impatiently to see her boy, perhaps today. Her; brother, a physician, said Donn might be taken out of the isolated section, 15 miles from other habitation, some time today and brought down the Penobscot river by boat. ! She planned to meet him at Hay' brook near where she spent the night and hurry with him to a Banfor hospital where her husband was recuperating from an eye injury suffered in the frantic search to find his son. He was so overcom*- v:hcn Donn telephoned him las' night that he could only choke on' the words: "I love you." Donn wandered away from his father and his twin brother Henry in a thick cloud atop the nulc-hirji jiiGunt-aan peak a week ago Monday After missing his father, he told the McMonrns. he sta-t«d down the trail tc find him but fell into a hole, scrambled out and wandered inli the trackless tangle of underbrush. Aimlessly, he wandered. Iwanp ?.n track of tame, until he reached ; st Tram -- WassatiHjuoik. "I followed downstream until 1 ·c, r .ine to a telephone line. Then 1 followed that until I saw the rhcr and the camps." Aster his clothing was Tipper] away, even his unflcrdot.hing and his fhocs. he wore an old burlap sack he found in the forest and onti. he -li-moled across an abandoned Lut where he found a bedspread ·which he took along to use as n blanket. "I don't, know whether it wa- s1aljng or not," said Donn. Not once did he lose his courage; he just couldn't. Rain wrt his matches and he tried vainly to put his Boy Scout training to use by making fire with sticks and stones. He saw two bears--"one of them so clcse I could have touched him." When finally he reached the telephone line, he told McMoaros, he, was so tired that: j "If I'd lain down just once again, i I think it would have been the iast ; time. I never could have got back] MI my feet." i BATON ROUGE. La. i.^i--Governor Earl K. Long extended the olive branch today lo a political opponent os he Bought- to hold intact, the old rcgirr.r rf liis brother HI.CV. di 1 ?]]!U praline ;is more political figure.' are drawn into the current inves- Indicted yesterday by the Baton i Rouge parish grand jury were L. P. Abrrnalhy. who resigned _recently both as chairman of the state highway commission and af a member 01 ; UT Louisiana Stale University Bo?rd oJ Supervisors: A. K. Kilpat- nrl:. one ol the owners ol 1hr , c trm(];;rci OlLcr Supply Co.. ol Monroe, .nv; Dr. James M. Smith, former prcsirirril ol L. S. U. Medina Officials Seek Throat Infection Source i MEDINA ''P' -- State and local health authorities were investigating today an outbreak here and in the To-yn of Ridgeway of what aj*- peared '.f be strcplococcic throat Dr. Ralph M. Vincent, temporarily in charge of the state health distrirt office at Batavia, N, ¥,, said there were about 60 cases of the iijfernon "of a type which usually may be carried in raw milk or water." i He discounted water as a source, because "Medina water is heavily chlorinated." Dr. Vincent said authorities were tracing sources of raw milk and added that sites of one producer had been halted, pending laboratory tests. Nazis Intensify Scrap Iron Collection Drive BERLIN oP) -- Nazis intensified their efforts to overcome a shortage of raw materials and labor in Germany's gigantic rearmament and j economic self sufficiency program ' today with a new drive to collect j i scrap iron and by training women ' to take over men's jobs. To help fill the great demand for iron ore and scrap iron. Field Marshal Hermann Wilhclm Goering, as director of the four year self sufficiency plan, last year start- re a "scrap iron collection cam- I paign" which was reported to have !. brought in approximately 500.000 tons of scrap metal. During this campaign iron fences were torn down and every disposable piece of iron and steel was turned over to Storm Troopers who did the collecting. But this apparently was only a drop in the bucket. Newspapers today carried another Nazi party appeal, setting Aug. 1 as the dale for beginning of a new scrap iron collection campaign in Greater Berlin. On the other hand, a group of southerners headed by Senator- Russell (D-Ga) promised a stionf fight against the proposal because it would destroy a provision. Jn the relief law banning a larger differential in wages paid in the north and the south than there Is Ih.tne living cost in the two areas. . - ; · - · Pointing to the admtaistratian's previous urograms for busbies* Improvement and re-enafcyMttt, Barkley told the Senate jmUpltey that the lending bill ought to fp a long way toward the goal wnfcb. he admitted had not yet beat iwdkML He said the measure wodH |Bfr crease purchasing oower by providing work not only for idle mm bat for idle money. He scoffed ·Re- publican contentions that tt osWRY push the public debt bejpnd "IBr safety point. - ~-"Nazi Submarine Beet Has Secret Maneiws Anti-Third Term Bill Held Until '40 Session BERLIN if) -- EXtensft* marine maneuvers in toe JBaEte to which five of Germany 1 * awen submarine flotillas partldjprtrt and during which several convoyed iltip* were "sunk" were reported today br Berlin .newspapers. _^^ Germany's grand admiral, ttttfi Raeder. supervised the action *-the naval yacht Grille. One correspondent woo the maneuvers said they "n*d proved that German sdbmariHa «C today must be feared by «ifrjr : «f- ponent just as much as flMr predecessors during World ww days." Considerable secrecy the exercises. Newspaper said that they lasted througbMt a night. Bridges Proseortw Cilb'Mystery'Wtatss WASHINGTON i^ -- Senator Holt D-W Va said today he had dfcided to withhold introduction of an anti-third term resolution until the oprning days ol the 1940 session 1 oi Congress. Holt explained he was influenced by the counsel of older party n*m- ben, who felt that Senate action now might involve a challenge to President Roosevelt to seek a third term wh«n he had given no IMUca- tion of following this course: The resolution would my that it is the seme of the Senate that a president should not *erve ·ore than two ten**. SAN FttANCI8CO MP* -- A tery" witness was called by the government twftky in the deportation hearing of Harry Bridge*. Aartral- ian-bom labor leader. The prosecution asked that defense attorneys postpone contttrard cross-examination of Merrlet R. Bacon, Portland, Ore. uomtaun who has testified be loteH U» Communist party as a secret agent, so that a new wftaN* the prosecution ntf not liinilfj. might be tamedtattly That the toUMMV «f

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