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Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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Saturday, November 8, 1930
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SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 8. DAILY TIMES 'AND DAILY .TOURNAL-PRESS. ST. CLOUD. MINN. PAGE MINI MADAME CURIE IN STATEMENT Finds Radium Cannot Exert Curative Powers on Any Other Ailments. Pari, Nov. 8. (UP) Madame Curie, on her 63rd birthday, atter months of patient work in her tiny laboratory, has come to the conclusion that radium, which has proved successful in cancer treatment, cannot exert curative powers on other known human ailments. She is Deuevea, nowever, io be near important new discoveries. In the future, Mme. Curie and her assistants will concentrate their er forts in generalizing the use of radium in cancer treatment. The greatest handicap at present is the fact that one ton of pltchblend produces one gram of radium and makes the rem edy extremely expensive. Madame Curie did not halt her work to observe her birthday today, but continued to develop a phase of ex perimentation which has attracted her interest recently. It is the separation of more unknown elements from pitch-blend. For several weeks the French scientists have awaited an announcement by Mme. Curie that she has discovered new elements in the black uranium oxide, from which she and her late husband extracted radium and polonium. It has been said that she is on the verge of another Important discovery. Her birthday, however, was like any other day, according to her friends, who said she planned tJ spend 10 hours with test tubes and microscopes. Despite her discoveries, she has not grown rich. The government has furnished her laboratory. The laboratory's latest development is a "peaceful cannon" which is expected to win many "battles in the war on disease. It is a microbe "gun" and shoots X-ray ammunition at germs. The radiations that actually comprise the rays of the "gun" are called "Quanta" and when they strike the microbes a spontaneous combustion occurs, throwing off a great quantity of electrons. The first discharge kills the weakest of the germs immediately and additional "shots" kill the others. Mme. Curie was said jto be In splen-did health, despite the fact that she works almost constantly.' SKELETON OF HUNTER FOUND Hoosisk rails, N. Y. (UP) The skeleton of John C Baker, believed to have shot himself accidentally while hunting four years ago, was found on the Reynolds'- farm, near here, by Harry Reynolds, the victim's employer. FIRST MOVIES FOR THIS TOWN Montgomery, Mass. (UP) Moving pictures were seen in this town for the first time recently. The films were silent and were donated by a Springfield newspaper. The performance was for charity. SB WHERE 248 DIED IN GERMAN MINE i 11 JRi ft mj&W J H 0 I - X r . WW'.- I. eta Jitd, ess tM W tin LINERS RUSHING TO AID SCHOONER Ship in Distress Off Coast of South Carolina SOS : Call Sent Forth. Aasoaiated Pren Photo Relatives and rescuers are shown above wsltlna at the mouth o the coal mine In Alsdorf, Germany, where 248 were killed by sn ex-plosion. Picture below showe soldiers removing one of the Injured. Flashes of Life By The Associated Press Washington Uncle Sam provides an automobile for the speaker of the House of Representatives. Prior to last Tuesday, Mr. Garner, who has ridden in it often as Speaker Long-worth's guest, referred to its as "our car." Since then there has been an exchange of telegrams. Said Long-worth to Garner: "Whose car it it?" Said, Garner to Longworth: "Think it's mine. Will be pleasure to let you ride." Staunton, Va. Beaten at the polls by 10 to 1, Carney Kelly Rosser, who was an independent Republican candi date for congress, is seeking admission to the almshouse. Exeter, Neb. Miss Claire E. Ownes, who has been blind since childhood, has been elected to the legislature. Previously she had served as music supervisor In the local schools and on the county school board. New York A horse of 10,000 roees, 10 feet high. Such was the feature decoration at a dinner dance given by Mrs. Thomas Logan for officials of the national horse show. Valley Mills, Va. In his 8Sth year, J. Logan Dunlap,. who fought for Lee, pounded his anvil in his blacksmith shop. The first illness that kept him from work was his last. His coat caught fire near his forge and he was burned fatally. Paterson, N. J. A kissless nation would have its advantages but it Is too much to expect. Basil G. Eaves, representing the National Tuberculosis association, said at a luncheon that if every person in the United States refarined from osculation for ten years the death rate from tuberculosis would be cut in half. He added: "It is Impracticable." New York, Nov. 8. (UP) The radio marine corporation said today it had intercepted a message from the -Charleston, S. C, coast guard station saying that the S. S. Altec of the United States Fruit line was proceeding to the assistance of a four masted schooner In distress off Cape Canaveral, Fla. The S. S. Upshur sent out an SOS on behalf of the schooner at 4:30 a. m which was received at the Charleston navy station and coast guard headquarters. , Investigation showed the Aztec was only 46 miles from the disabled vessel and it was asked to render assistance. The messages did not-indicate how many persons were aboard the schooner or what kind of difficulty the ship had encountered. Bank of Tennessee Goes Into Hands of Receiver Nashville, Tenn., Nov. 8. (UP) The Bank of Tennessee was placed in the hands of State Supt. of Banks D. D. Robertson, on his request tnai a receivership be granted. The bank has resources of $15,867,-071 and deposits of more than $12,000,- 000. Following the appointment of Robertson as receiver, the committee of Nashville bankers named to work out affairs of Caldwell & Co., the southeast's 1arffEt investment, hankers, is sued a statement' pointing out the Bank of Tennessee is among omer assets" of Caldwell & Co. The action in turning over the bank to receiver, according to the statement was considered advisable to prevent hasty disposition of the bank's securities. Status of House By The Associated Press States Rep. Dem F-L 10 1 7 1 1 2 4 12 Richmond, Va., Nov. 8. (UP) James P. Jones, former treasurer of the Virginia Anti-Saloon league was found guilty of embeszzling funds of the Virginia Methodist orphanage, while treasurer of the Institution, by a Jury today. The verdict carries with itan automatic sentence of five years imprisonment. Notice of appeal was filled. PLAYIKG CHECKERS OT LOST Warkworth. Ont. (UP) A search of several days for John Martin and Daniel Snider, aged residents of this town ended when both men were found in an upstairs room in a vacant house, absorbed in a checker game. A series of chalk marks on the wall recorded the number of games they had played. Both men were suffering from lack of food and sleep. Alabama Arizona Arkansas California 10 Colorado 3 Connecticut 3 Delaware 1 Florida Georgia Idaho 2 Illinois 15 12 Indiana 4 9 Iowa 10 1 Kansas 7 1 Kentucky 2 9 Louisiana 8 Maine 4 Missouri 6 Massachusetts 12 4 Michigan 13 Minnesota 9 0 1 Mississippi . 8 Missouri 4 12 Montana 1 1 Nebraska 2 4 Nevada 1 New Hampshire 2 New Jersey , . . .' 9 3 New Mexico 1 New York 20 23 North Carolina 10 North Dakota . . , 3 Ohio 13 9 Oklahoma 1 7 Oregon 2 1 Pennsylvania 33 9 Rhode Island 2 1 South Carolina 7 South Dakota 3 Tennessee 2 8 Texas 1 17 Utah 2 . Vermont .'. 2 Virginia 1 9 Washington 4 1 West Virginia 4 2 Wisconsin 10 1 Wyoming 1 Totals- 218 218 1 Schall Issues Statement ' Following His Election Minneapolis, Minn., Nov. 8. (UP) Senator Thomas D. Schall, Republican, victor over Elnar Hoidale, Democrat, In his race for re-election issued a victory statement. The statement was read over the radio by Schall. "The heart of understanding of the plain peopls of Minnesota, through the providence of circumstances in Tuesday's election, has vindicated my character and official record," the statement said. "I shall continue to fight for the welfare of Minnesota and the northwest. I have no ill will against those who opposed me. I know how bitter this fight has been and hope that we may forget the bitterness and realize that we have much to do in the great cause for the economic freedom of Minnesota," Schall said. JUDGE APPOINTED St. Paul. Minn.. Nov. t. f API Juries Howard Wheeler of Ramsey county prooaie court was appointed to succeed Judee Grler M. Orr. icntnr tirt of the Ramsey district bench who an nounced nit resignation due to ill health. Judge Orr had been on the district bench for 28 yean. RE-POSSESSIONS 1929 Plymouth Coach 1928 Chrysler Sedan 1929 Pontiae Coupe 1927 Star Coupe Minnesota Acceptance Co. Asheville, N. C. (UP) Tourists visiting Asheville spend an average of $12 a day during their visit here room and board $8; incidentals $1; amusement $3, a survey showed. EDiamonds Midget Jewelry Store Expert Watch Repairing Finest Quality, Lowest In Price Next to Walter' Drug Co. ROCKY LEDGE SATES SIX Newburgh, N. Y. (UP) Six persons escaped possible death when their automobile plunged off a 100-foot cliff on the Storm King highway and landed upright on a ledge 30 feet below. The automobile became wedged, preventing it from falling into the Hudson river 70 feet below. Several of the occupants were injured severely. AUTOIST HAS PHEASANT FEAST Syracuse, N. Y. (UP) Some one enjoyed a pheasant feast, and did not have to hunt for it, either. The bird was killed when it flew in the path of an automobile. Another motorist saw the bird and picked it up. It was the second time this season that a pheasant was killed In this manner. Lowville, N. Y. (UP) Twenty-five pieces of Chinaware, said to have been brought to American, from England in 1700, were loaned to the Lewis County Historical Society by Mrs. John P. Constable of Constableville, near here. A plate bears the Constable coat of arms. 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