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WEATHER FACTS Highest reading ynterdiy, 54. Lowest this morT-ing, 3i Snn art? today at 4:35. Sun rises tomorrow at :29, Pldpttion, None, VOL. V. No. 188 SKA VET HOSPITAL MEETING Cities And Towns In Middle Tenn. Invited Congressman Mitchell Is; - Praised For His Effective Work . , At a meeting . of the Citizens I Comnnttee for obUining 'the vet- erans hospital fcr Murfreesboro a , . '""""i "" K"-v '6 a meeting 01 an me towns-ana cities thixughoutM3ddle Tennessee with. a view to secure unified effort and cooperation" in securing the hospital for Tennessee. -The resolution follows: " WHEREAS, the definite loca- tlon of the proposed neuro-psychi- slaying of a negro yesterday and ie3Jegationsnd consular offi-lwould be created this weeR under atrlc hospiUl for. war veterans at, the law immediately began 1 seek-ices -of sanctionist nations. But! the protection of the Japanese some point in an area allotted t0ing new charges' against them, : expeCted demonstrations did not 'army. iV middle Tennessee, northern AlarJ Hardly had the jury of farmers!,.. , - large new nation, the re- bama and southern Kentucky, Is finished reporting when - Circuit premier Mussolini. . who has!,., u.rtfd wnnM sever all eco- in the very near future to be con- t'idered and deteimined by a sub committee, from the Hospitaliza tion Board of the Veterans Bureau at Washlngtorw-D.- C.T and, WHEREAS, there are many evidences of activity on the part of '. various Influentia 1 agencies in the state of Alabama seeking to secure the location of this insti tution within the prescribed-areal allotted to the northern portion of Alabama, thus depriving the state of Tennessee of the enjoyment of the many known and lasting benefits and advantages flowing from such a location of an institution of this type within, its : own borders, and, , WHEREAS, the united efforts ' of all the people of the state of Tennessee Should be enlisted in a - generaland aggressive state-wide movement td secure the location of this large Federal institution on Tennessee soil, and, WHEREAS, the distinguished representative in Congress from the- Fwirth -Congressional' District, of Tennessee, is most largely res-j ponsible for legislation passed! after pointing out to the Veterans Bureau the necessity for serving the area mentioned and through ' his untiring efforts, - in securing the aid. and cooperation of the entire Congressional ' delegation from the state of Tennessee and Other prominent and influential ; members of the Congress throughout the country, and,' WHEREAS, on account of the many superior natural advantages afforded and ' possessed by (the territory, of . middle , Tennessee, it should attract . and command marked attention, and strongly commend itself to' the authorities empowered to select the location in question, if properly presented when official inspection is made by said committeeand, WHEREAS, recognizing the fact that the -location, 1 establishment and continuous operation of this kind of government institution will bring incalculable benefits to (Continued on Page Four) LIONS HEAR TALK" BY NOTED PASTOR Dr. Everette Smith Talks On Principles Of Human Relations ' , Dr. Everette Smith,' of Miami, Fla., speaking on "Human Engineering and World Service' before the Lions club last night, de-j clared that 'as no man liyeth unto himself," it is necessary; for men to consider quality, quantity and mode of conduct in guiding jtheir relations with' other men.' "Success," Dr. " Smith stated, "hangs on what we thinks what we remember and what we project." The speaker was introduced by Earl F. Rees. ' Guests . at the three course "dinner which was served at the James K;. Polk hotel were B. B. Power, W. M. Adams, T. M. Funk, Dr. T. J. Ooliehtlv and Or E. Camp; 4 RobertShearer, of Rutherford hospital, was a new memberr TRADE ACT ILLEGAL -'WEtTE PLAINS, N. . Y. Jus lice Frederick Pr Close, of the state supreme court, yesterday held ! the New York fair trade act, en acted by the state legislatureto substitute for NRA, unconstitu tional, and ruled that price con trol could be effected only by amendment to the constitution. JUDGE ANGERED BY. VERDICT IN LYNCHING CASE Five'White Men Acquitted Of Murder Oiarges In Negro Slaying ftW CHARGES SOUGHT. " I A ... Acln.mHa.l Al Y Verdict'V Judge Tells . x Jurymen . J., ASHLAND CITY, Tenn.-Five wnue men were acquiuea 01 mui - der charges in connection with. the. judge Wirt Courtney issued bench warrants alleging, conspiracy to, inflict corporal punishment. With-1 council ir.lo seoni again toflt Nanking and seek to promote out a moment's freedom the. ve 1 further Italy's defense against 1 cordial relations among North filed back to jail. They are four sanctions . ; china Japan and Manchoukuo.'- brother Luther, Jesse. Jimmy and) .xn program envisions makirgL A spokesman for the foreign of-Clyde Dotson, and a cousin, Allleitaly self-sufficient economically j fice admltted the possibility , of Brown. j and' reprisal against nations en-; japanese military intervention On trial they had admitted kill- f forcing sanctions by refusing toishouid the Nanking government ing Baxter Bell, 45-year-old Negro, j buy their goodsT" . . (send troops to suppress the north and pleaded self-defense. .Two; Officials of the League expect Ichina autonomy movement. ! weeks almost to the hour before it to take some months before the The dispatches were from Pei-the verdict was given Bell was boycott will really begin to pinch pjng and Tientsin. Their unani seized from Dickson, county offi-,Italy. Then, they hope II Duce;mity of detail Indicated they :ers at White Bluff by five men. will be forced to call a halt toisprang from a common and well-Half an hour later in the edge of, his "African adventure." Fifty-; informed source, Cheatham county he was found one nations are pledged not to buy (jn: Washington the proposed dead of a bullet-punctured lung. ' Italian 'goods. . -1 Japanese move was seen as a Luther Dotson, with the other j Peace efforts at the moment j development of Japanese policy four giving corroborative testi-! apparently are at a standstill. j against which the Roosevelt ad-mony, told the court the inten-1 "Conversations seeking a basis of imnistration made repretfntatiom tion had been to whip Bell. The 'peace are over for the moment,") to Tokyo more than a year ago. Negro rwas accusedVor havingn-said a spokesman of the J French The state , department, however,-suited and slapped Mrs. Luther ; foreign office, "because Paris, 'iWlthheld comment.) Dotson. However, Dotson - testi-j London and Rome have said ev-, Five provinces with a population IConUnued on Page Four) j.erything on every phase of the '0t approximately 95,000,000 people, - 1 nnNTDAHT AWADnCn uuii iiirtu 1 fiiiriiiUkU FOR SEWAGE PLANT' McDougald Un4(mction Co. Submits Ebw Bid : On Project The : McDougald Construction company, of Atlanta, Georgia.was formally awarded i the contract for the construction of the new sewage disposal" plant for Murfreesboro at a special meeting of the city council yesterday afternoon Thp Atlanta firm'c hiH nf $74,876.70 on the project was thej lowest of five' estimates submitted loRFcouncirt jday morning at 11 o'clock. i Mr- -unim was Dorn ner tn? 4 Bide on the plant were opened; Funeral services were conduct-son of W. T-. and Clemmie Baugh at a special session of the city: ed frcm. Uie Onton Methodist Gumm. He received his education council Monday morning at -, 10 Church at Onton, Ky.,Monday t at Sewanee Military academy and o'clock. Others' present at ' the morning ae 11 o'clock with burial f the University of the South. He opening cf the bids were M. j Til at Onton cemetery. ; lleft here 22 years tiv! Singleton, sewage, engineer, .of, k Mr. Thompson was born and 9 Tullahoma, then to Dulutft Atlanta, who was selected to draw, reared in Murfreesboro. He made, Minn., and later to Los Angeles plans for the plant, Eugene Bryariilhis home here and in. Kentucky 01 the engineering department fjwnere in iwm .ne inarneajars. the Public Works AdministraUonla Branson. He spent- several:1" Lomita, a suburb of Los Ange- nd: city officials. Thle nlant Ic Klr, .nnctnmfoH by the city of Murfreesboro. in-co- operation with the -Public Works! Administration which is making grants $32,727T4MiederaL rei lief project. Other bids submitted on t ji rinnf-.' wore- Rush ptiHMinir rn Nashville. 89,239.70; W. L. Hailey ana uo., Masnviue, $94,073 L B. . Higgins and Co., Charlotte,. N. c.,: $93,235; and A. H. Guion and Co., Charlotte, N. C, $98,623. -1 City Manager Sam Cox said ijcc ItxrA a t affovtrvM fVtnf -If In aw- i pected work on the plant will get underway at early date. Federal 1 regulation requires work to begin , on or before December 15, if the ' federal grant" is to be made. TOBACCO PACTS DCAriY NflV OR I1LHU I IIUIl JL3 ': :f ; , - Rutherford county farmers who have signed tobacco acreage re - duction contracts may get their allotment cards in the office of County Agent Frank Hill the last week in " November, it was . an nounced this morning by mem bers of the office staff. ; These cards, it was explained, I issuing $156,000 worth of bonds will allow contract signers to sell j for a municipal power system to their allotted amounts paying a use TVA current.' federal tax. These are being made! The power system will be built available the last week in Novem. as a PWA project. The PWA has ber in order that growers may approved an application foe $300,-take advantage of the opening of ,000 of which $135,000 will be a dC the market about December 3. rect grant. ... .war in afriga 'First Joint Economic Ac- t lion In History. Gets Underway ITALY PLANS DEFENSE diplomats Of Cooperating Countries Gnarded i By Soldiers j. GENEVA. Throwing Europe in-' of nXnT'nistor 1 I v.-' ' u , to end fighting by joint economic ooH, Koco euro, net TtaW MTm-l" iy 4l, ! Fascist Italy, indicted by thej League of Nations as an aggressor,! i receiver the economic blockade! wilh flag8 flying. i Cr1i,0 rvMir- ihrniiirh )(, prantrv' nar(rt pmbass ! lttShed vigorously at sanctions as untust. called his Fascist grand question,; .There, is nothing to doiaparentiy wouid become a. "second but wal tyid. watch for the effect Prsanclions, andTope for a new opening, '"permitting new attempts to seek peace." " ' ROME. Italy went into the economic trenches against 51 na tions of the world yesterday with her flags flying. Troops and police throughout the nation guarded diplomats of (Cantinued on Page Four) THOMPSON RITES UCin IM VCMTIIPY riLLLJ 111 ll I UUlV I C. p! Thompson, 58, died at his home in Evansville, Ind., Satur - years 4n Washington-and-Alaska f1 ! first POinir tr Alaskl In iR98: i Mr. Thompson was a member of' the Me.hodjst church and has been active in all church workana reen. tiis youngest aauen- 'knee early childhood." . ter, Frances Ethel, known as Judy Survivors areniswiferiwoSis- e'ters, Mrs. Q. W. Weeks and Mrs. ' G. S. Crockett of this citv:. three i brothers, L. G. and O. B. Thonip - sv" 01 . .vuwn, n.y., uuu Thompson of Newark, N. J, ' . . 4-. . , Sinffer 8 JLIeaill TCiilrkrl oitim WEST CHESTER A Chesler cial session said in a presentment I today that Evelyn Hosy, stage and J screen" singer, "same to her death i by committing suicide with a revolver" in he home of Henrv H. Rogers, III, scion of the Rogers standard Oil family. , ' 1 The grand jury, thus cleared Rogers and William, Kelley, a . cameraman friend who was his guest at the farm home near Downingtowh. : " VOTE BOND ISSUE ' PARIS, Tenn. Citizens of Paris i voted 688 to 109 tocSy in favor of (THE NEWS-BANNER AND THE MURFREESBORO, TENNESSEE TUESDAY, Nor. 19, 1933 - because of fear t. Peiping Officials Will Offer No Resistance To Japanese FEAR NIPPON ARMY Independent Nation W$ll Have Protection Of J i Jap Army BULLETIN ' -j TIENTSIN, China Chines officials at Peiping today safd ' they had agreed to- (he auto-; nomy of North China because they feared the Japanese army, and w'll not put: up any re-i ristance. " S TOKYO. It Was said last night in Japanese dispatchesthat art independent nation of North China I nomic and financial relations with j tho r-,inp national government (Continued on Page Four) FORMER RESIDENT SUCCUMBS IN WEST Frank Gumm Was Born Here ; Nephew Of ; Local Women t j Word hasr been received here a; I the death of Frank Gamrn, 48, na-i tive of this city, who" succumbed in Angeles Calif-Sunday ternoon after aT few hours illnest ! of spinal meningitis. Funeral ser- j vices wre held yesterday in Lof jAnies - ; ' ,!At th time of his death hs w Mir; UUmm waS tne TatlWr Of Inc i Garland Sisters, singing trij which' has scored success on stage, ladic "lu "uia y wun--wKa with Metro-Goldwyn.rMayer, anc was heard twice over Wallace Beer i 'y8 Pa or the , Nation - -r 1 ' ouiivivius tu tr iiis wuc, mis, aui-. ! el Gumm, his daughters, Virginia and Frances Ethel Gumm, and ;Mrs. Lee Kahn all of Los Angeles,; and three aunts, Mrs. E. T. Rior and Mrs. H. L. Fox of Murfrees' boro Mrs. Charles McKmght of Schenectady, N. Y. 26 Sentenced In October Term of Court During the October term of Rutherford County -Circuit Court" seventy-one '-true' bills were returned by the grand jury, it was learned today. , Of this number fifteen persons were sentenced to terms in the state . penlteritiary at Nashville and eleven were ten-tended to serve terms in the county workhouse. Verdicts of not guilty, were handed dowp ,vin eight; cases. . ? -: The remaining cases are eith-; ec pending rial or are ateajt- ing i action on motions for an appeal. ' HOME JOURNAL COMBINED) l&HQUSftND CULLED NEW ENGLAND IN GRIP OF WORST STORM IN YEARS Extreme Damage Caused By Sno'w, Ice And . Frigid Weather TOWNS ARE FLOODED High Tides Along Coast Flood Towns, Wreck "Many Boats NEW YORK Extreme damage jnow and ice were leljt over ar area from Cap Cod to Cape Hat-eras last night by the worst autumn storm to hit the .north Atlantic seaboard In neai ly twen;j years." .. , .' .. Th raging northeasternr which blew down upon the east over the week-end, movedwlth diminishing force out to sea yesteiday off Han-tucket, while wreckage-U'.teret' soastal communities made repair and assayed property losses in the millions. - - New York, New England, Pennsy-vania and New Jersey bore the brunt of storm violence from win ter's raging outrider. Whole towns were flooded by high' tides along the Long Islanc and Jersey coast; as muen sss.ninc. nches of snow fell on upstate New York; flooded ferry terminals crippled New York's commuter ser vice; twenty-foot waves poundec the ice-encrusted snowdrifts ii Maine; small boats were smashed by wind and wave; several persons were killed."" "J . Three vessels at sea, caught by the raging inshore storm, maft shelter yesterday after coast guard and ocean shippin went to then assistance. The collier Hartwei-son, one of its crew washed overboard, limped jhto Delaware breakwater after bucking mountainous 3eas off the Maryland coast since Saturday night. -r COURT ADJOURNS TO MEET DEC. 9 Heavy Docket Will Likely . Extend Session Into . Holidays r: : The regular October term of Rutherford county Circuit couri Was adjourned yesterday ; after- noonjtcutneet again on December 3 at which time the present dock, et will be' continued. In : the session yesterday Her bert Pitts was sentenced to one vear and one day in the state penitentiary on a charge of forgery and Erskine Wade;- negrg, wat given eight months uwthe county workhouse on a charge of assault with intent to commit voluntary manslaughter. Since the October tenn of court opened with an extra heavy docket, it appeared certain- yesterday that the adjourned session would extend into the Christmas holi days. Cases are set up to and in- c jding December 23. Boy Dies With Secret Kept ASHEVILLE A 15-year-olc" school boy, died yesterday, keeping faith with the friend who fatall? shot him. - - Staggering home Sunday, Nov 3, wMh a .22 caliber bullet near his heart, young. Owtenby told his family he had been shot while scuffling with a friend for pos session of his rifle, but he stead fastly refused - to give- the otlie. boy's name, saying he promised "not to tell on him." 7 : TO VOTE ON I4NE DYERSBURQ, Tenn. Probate Judge Robert D. Jones said to night that Tennessee attorneys will confer here, tomorrow on the suit involving the disputed boundary line between Arkansas and Ten nessee. . - - ,;. V ... SERVICES ANNOUNCED , Rev. G, A. Craddock will preach at Taylor' . Chapel, Wednesday night, at 7 o'clock on the subject "Our: Salvation." The public Is Invited. - . -J. N ITALIAN AIR 3 Late Flashes WASHINGTON. Dstriet Justice Jennings Bailey today issued: a temporary 'restricting 01 der hclding. up two , TVA loans and grants totaling $200,000 to LeWkbnrg and noir City- Tennessee. The healing on a request of the Tennessee Power company for a permanent injunction was ret for November 29. WASHINGTON Mayor Hilary Howse, of Nashville, was being greeted ' today by his .friends as dean of the Mayor's Convention now in progress here. " j ' ' " " GLEN COVE. N. V. Mrf. The odore Roosevelt, who suffered a broken hip in a fail recently, was reported better , and resting well today. WASHINGTON. The legal department of the Association of American railroads declared today (hat regardless of their ' mail contracts, railroads are exempt, from a federal ruling that all companies dealing with the government must burn coal mined in compliance with the Guffey coal act. HAYES RITES ARE HELD AT ROCK HILL Mrs. Maggie Gumm Hayes Succumbs At Home Sunday Funeral services for Mrs. Mag gie Gumm Hayes, 62, who died Sunday morning at . hex. home Jo the Twenty Third district were held Monday morning at 11 3'clock at the Rock Hill Church 3f Christ with Elder L. B. JoneS officiating." Mrs. Hayes wai ill nly a short time. ', Mrs. Hayes' was ' bom in this jounty, April 27, 1863, the daugh ter of W; A. and Mary Benson Gumm, and was reared in the Twenty Third district. She was aiarried first to John Elam Mar in, of which union one daughter, Mrs. John Adams, of Murf rees- 3oro, and four sons, K. A. Martin, yt Lockland, o.,"1 E. L. and E. P. tfarlin, of - Brady ville,' and S. B. Marlin, of Donnell's Chapel, sur-yive. - 1 i Six years after the death of Mr. Marlin, which occurred on Dec. 15, 1906, his "widow married Walter Hayes. ' They had one Jhild, Howard Hayes, of this city, who survives. . h Mrs. Hayes was a member of the Dhurch of Christ for 45 years. ' Pallbearers at the funeral ser vices were sons and a nephew Maynor Puckett, Burial, under he direction of Woodfin-Moore was in Gumm cemetery. MICHAEL A. SMITH SUCCUMRSJIONDAY Services" Today For Resi dent Of Lascassas Pike ... . ; Michael Alexander Smith, 75, died Monday - afternoon at :4 o'clock at the home of his -son, 3 allies on the Lascassas pike, after a long illness as a result of in Juries sustained in a car wreck last March. Mr. Smith had been ill for about five days with -in fluenza which-went into pneu monia. (He was a native , of Cannon county and came here several years ago. . Mr. Smith had been member of the Baptist church since childhood. .. Survivors are " one daughter, Mrs. Nellie Bogle of Readyville; four sons,' Lee Smith, of Bradyville John W. Smith of Woodbury, H. C. and J. C. Smith of Murfreesboro; and eleven grandchildren. Funeral rites were held today at 2 p. m. at Riverside cemetery, near Woodbury by Rev. Stacey, of Woodbury. . Pallbearers were Sam Bogle, Mort .Todd, Carmack Messick, Clayton Todd, Lum Merritt and Tom Heath. ; Burial was in the church ceme tery with McKnight and Harrison in charge. ' - , 1 -MPWW . - : . . ,. - " ' . - Tb Horn Journal, ErtUW4 INI " p Sc Pf Copy "ITHIOBIiiilE Sanctions Are Signal For Devastating Air Raids By II Duee's . Planes FARMERS 0F4VEST, HOWL AGAINST NEW CANADIAN TREATY Wide Range Of Comment Is Evoked By New Tar- ' iff Lowering Pact CHICAGO. A wild rage of jomments In the agricultural west vas evoked yesterday by the Unit-d. States-Canadian trade treaty, 'owering tariffs on some farm products. - i i DoubtN disapproval and dissatisfaction were expressed by some spokesman for the live stock, dairy and potato industries; Representatives of the grain .rade and packers said the pact would probably have little immediate effect-on their business. Illinois manufacturers whost products stand to benefit were .epresented as pleased. - SomecTthe comments "fpllaw: " Frederic -Larrabeei president. Iowa State Dairy association: "It'i i direct blow to the dah-y Inter-jsts." ' ,v R. A. Trovatten, Minnesota com-ni'sioner cf agriculture: "It does n't seem wise to open the gatesi to imports of more farm' pro-iucts." E. A. Cudahay, Sr. chairman, Cidahy Packing company: "Pre-ddenr'RobseVeit hsaKeh"a""step in the right direction. We must buy if we expect to sell." Milb Reno, president,. National Farm" Holiday association : "Any mch treaty is made in the interests of. industry and international bankers and not in the. interests of the farmers." . ' S. R. McKelvie, member, Hoov-ir farm board: "This treaty is monstrous and if carried out will aiean a reduction of $1 to $3 per lundredweight for cattle." W. M. Tomhave, president, Aberdeen-Angus Breeders' association: "It certainly will not help the "beef interests." : l , R. H. Cabell, president, Armour and company: "It will tend to enefitthe Consumer bf meat and iairy products but probably will iiave little effect at the moment on producers of these products because our current production is - ..(Continued on Page Pour)- FARLEY LAUDS W TVA IN SPEECH Says Power Project Will Pay Untold Benefits . To U. S. HARROGATE, Tenn. On an iddr'ess at Lincoln Memorial Uni versity, Postmaster General James A Farley declared yesterday that .he Tennessee Valley authority is 'an experiment, the influence of which" will be felt ' all over the United States." - - "As long as the rivers flow the sea the benef icient results this harnessing of the great water power will pay untold dividends in comfort, convenience and more materiaioreturns to the people of tmic whole section," the Roose velt cabinet member added.. The university, founded in 1898 and named in honor of Abraham Lincoln, is near historic Cumber land Gap, where Daniel Boone crossed the Cumberland moun tains into Kentucky." It is about 50 miles from the site of the government's $34,000,000 Norris dam on Clinch river. , ' Mr. Farley's speech was a feature of a program celebrating the anniversary of Lincoln's Gettysburg address. . , , ' OLSON TO RUN WASHINGTON. Floyd Olson, farmer-labor governor of Minnesota last night announced that he would run next year for the seat in. the United States senate now held by Thomas D. Schall, re publican. . WEATHER FORECAST FOR MIDDLE TENNESSEE: Cloudy w;th rain. tonight. Wednesday generally fair and colder. ATTACK Selassie Will Take Su-' : premc Command " " , '" At ' Front BULLETIN ADDIS ABABA. Application cf sanctions a;ainst Italy by fifty-one nations of the .woild was thi signal today for an Italian aerial attack which resulted in the death of 2,000 Ethiopian warriors wht n a squadicn of twenty planes, led -by Count Galeazzo Ciano, spn- in-law of Mussolini and including II Duce's two sons, engaged fn a pitched battle with Selassie's trocps just south of Makale. " Emperor Haile Selassie, who. said he would personally lead his army when the time came, - lelt Addis Ababa by airplane fcr the nont today to take supreme command of his troops. MAKALE, Ethiopia An at-erifp1?J0 - use" ar"scissors". " actions n the wily and ubiquitous Ras Jeyoum, commander of Ethiopia's northern army, and to disperse lis followers was begun yesterday y two fast moving Italian col umns. Ras Seyoum was reported to be gating the "chitets" or sounding nobilization drums to gather his nen, estimated now at between 10,000 and 30,000. Among those in the" pursuit of ,he former governor of Tigre province is a native Ethiopian called E-stoclu," which is the " popular equivalent in this country of Tough" Ouy":3ecause of " his mtred of Ras Seyoum this vil-age. leader came to the Italian ines and asked only a chance to ight his foe. Scouts said Ras Seyoum had ;hrowri but the blind of an alleg ed retreat, but in reality was still :urking in the Tembian region xnd might yet fight the Italians jefore they reach Amba Alagi. Two.columns with mounted artillery from Makale and Hauzien started marching, to the east ih- o the Tembien region. Officers jaid they were expecting word of yome contact with the elusive tas Seyoum at any moment. Gen. Emilo be Bono, who j at ;.he lage of 70, directed Italian forces in their campaign cf con- luestrsurrendered his command oday and left for Rome. ". The white-bearded little gener-il placed Gen. Melchiade Gabba, lis chief of staff, in charge. De Bono, upon orders of , premier Mussolini, will be succeeded by Marshal Pietro Badoglio. ' (Marshal Badogiio announced in Maples he would sail tonight for Africa, , accompanied by his. two ;ons. Paolo and Mario,; aviation "Tid artillery officers, respective ly.) . - - Gen. De Bono appeared moved by : the affectionate farewell of his 'junior officers. He shook landswith thenvind urged-them -to carry on the names of - King Victor Emmanuel and Premier Mussolini. Workmen cheered Jiim when he drove to Asmara, Eri-(Continued' on. Page Four) ' WE HAVE With Us Today ALBERT BRIDGES ("A. B.") MILLER, local salesman, was jorn in Milton (Rutherford county, 16th ' district), Tennessee, on February 12, 1884, to Joe Miller, shoe maker and fanner, and Sara Miller. His education was acquired in the public school at Milton. He was married to Myrtle Poff of Murfreesboro on Decem ber 25, 1907. " r7- "-Moving to Murfreesboro in 1907, Mr. Miller, onetimeifarmer,; became connected with the clothing business and is at the , present time a' salesman at the Hub Department Store on the west side of the Public Square. He still owns and operates a ..farm. , He is a member of the Central Christian Church. His hobby- Is assisting his sons in 'operating a dairy. . , - Mr. Miller has three children, all of whom are dairymen, ii They are: Billy, 21; Harold, 19; and Morris, 18.

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