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THE LUDINGTON DAILY NEWS VOLT IMF XLIX, NO. 274. LUDINGTON, MICHIGAN, WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 20, 1939. PRICE, THREE CENTS. ALLIES U. S. LEADERS MEET TODAY AT CAPITAL Non-Partisan Meeting Is a Prelude to Opening of Congress Thursday Fall Style Edition Is Published Today Fall Style edition of The News j merchandise season. —annual issue carrying news of | The way to start is the arrival of new fall style merchandise in local stores — appears today, packed with information the prospective purchaser will not want to miss. In its news and advertising messages, the issue is, in effect, a directory of new fall merchandise, here in local stores now fresh from manufacturers over the WASHINGTON, Sept. 20.—(/P) -As a prelude to a historic • and who i es alers all Congressional battle over na y on .American neutrality policies,, Witn ' summer official i y at an end, merchants' windows are being tuned to the new season. . President Roosevelt called 15 i Democratic and Republican leaders to a White House con- New decorations appear ; to note carefully the advertisements in today's annual Fall Style edi- FALLEN FRENCH AIRMEN GIVEN HONOR BURIAL BY FOES tion of The News. They offer an excellent preview of the great variety of new, interesting, ser- viceaible merchandise you will find in local stores. ference today on repealing the • 1N ™ £™ »™tions appear, nrms omhnrcrn merchandise catering to arms embargo. The bl-partisan meeting was expected tq receive a presiden- new j fall \ needs is displayed. So make the most — both in ' savings and in tial plea for quick and united, , action in the special session of of fresh stocks— of the Senate and House which will begin Thursday. Whether Mr. Roosevelt will ask Congress to repeal the entire neutrality act Instead of just the arms embargo section will have to await his message, he told reporters Tuesday. Opposition forces in the Senate, however, served notice that they planned a determined • struggle to retain the embargo, ' Balance although they disclaimed any intention of filibustering. Trains, planes and autos with official license plates were bringing legislators back to Washington less than two months after Congress adjourned without acting on presidential appeals to revise the neutrality law. Despite their divergent views on the arms embargo, members were unanimous in declaring that their constituents wanted the United States to avoid war. There was strong sentiment, too, for a "cash and carry" system In the event that sale of munitions to warring nations Is legalized. The White House conference made possible a dramatic meeting of Mr. Roosevelt and Vice PrcKidcnt Garner with Alf M. Landon and Col. Fran)' present variety the new Knox, the Rcpubiicafi aUndatti bearers whom they defeated in 1936. Invited to the White House' executive office along with these men were Speaker Bankhead, Secretary of State Hull, six senators, and four representatives. The senators were Barkley (D-Ky), majority leader; Minton, (D-Ind), assistant majority leader; Pittman (D-Nev), foreign relations committee chairman; Byrnes (D-SC); McNary (R-Ore), minority "leader, and Austin (R-Vt) , assistant minority leader. The representatives were Rayburn (D-Tex), House majority leader; Bloom (D-NY), foreign affairs committee chairman; Martin (R-Mass), minority leader, and Mapes (R- Michi, an assistant minority leader. Remains on Hand After Summer Expenses Are Paid The season reports of the Ludington Recreational council, regarding night softball activities at Oriole field, reveals the Judge Max E. Neal Holds Special Session Here on Tuesday Afternoon On pleas of guilty, four criminal cases due to come up at the October term of circuit court were disposed of by Judge Max E. Neal at a special session of Mason county circuit court at the courthouse Tuesday afternoon. Floyd Soule; 20, of Ludington, who pleaded guilty to a charge of breaking and entering with intent to commit a larceny, was placed on temporary six months' probation, the case to be disposed of at the end of that time. NAZIS TAIN ANSWERS PEECH BY HITLER Chamberlain Says Allies' Purpose Is to Ee- deem Europe from Perpetual Fear of German Aggression A German guard of honor stands at the burial of two French war pilots who fell in action on the German aide of the West Wall. The Berlin censor, — Central Press Radiophoto passing on this picture, announced the aviators were downed "somewhere in Germany." They fell it is believed, near Saarbruecken. Marine Strike Spreads to Liner Washington NEW YORK, Sept. 20.—(/P) — ' reach an agreement, and an- Thc six-day-old marine strike other attempt was announced had taken about $800 from; Liner Judge Neal placed Soule whoi extended" today" to the U.S. fo 'nextMo day" La cr how- Fremont, 0., Woman Claims Sri f.a ir art a Kr»nf <tQfin f *<nvti • T ; *-. n*. tir^. ,.u:.,,.,» _ _ >.. , i ...<*'.. • l w A ' 11W w i " ' She Was Insane When She Killed Her Baby (By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS) Prime Minister Chamberlain replied today to Adolf Hitler's Danzig .speech by declaring that "no threats will deter" Britain I and France from their war on Germany in aid of Poland | In a vigorous House of Commons speech he said the Allies' pur- I pose was "to redeem Europe from the perpetual and recurring tear of German aggression." * Chamberlain's statement was a new barrage in the war of words which accompanied fighting on Europe's battlefields while Warsaw continued to resist German siege. On the western front he said France has gained "valuabte strategic and tactical objectives." Of the war at sea he reported British success in an "offensive" against German warships carried on "night and day." The German army high command disclosed a Nazi-Soviet agreement had been reached .for partition 9f Poland at least B& far as military occupation Is concerned. German and Soviet military officers started conferences in Moscow on problems arising Irom their occupation of all put a few isolated sections of con- cidental expenses paid for and a balance of $143.93 in the trea-sury for the 1940 summer program, should the money desired. be ycr, probation officer. Henry Allen, 39, of Harbor was sentenced to grocery in Ludington, in j largest vessels turning stn from Europe. Bcnton Washington, one of the -jver, alter conferring with re- Frank Taylor, president of the American Merchant Marine in_. , - . , ., stitutc, NMU President Joseph Demands by striking seamen Curran indicated the strike serve i ?° r a bonus ' $ 10 a month pay might be settled before then ._„;:! i increases and war risk insur- The report shows that gate K" f,H t r£ h receipts for opening night, when «»Builty £ *„?*»"*« from 18 months to 14 years at state prison of Southern Michi- I trowed "bv iSSnnTn^ ] T Ean at Jaoksnn n.fl-. P r hn r,ionrf_ Drolled by European belligerents gan at Jackson after he plead- evcryone who quired to pay, $319. Receipts entered was re- amounted for the rest to of July, with five and 10 cents ad- a check. Judge Neal recommended the minimum sentence. ] Allen, twice previously convicted on felonies, was out on mission charges, totaled $101. | parole at the time of his arrest, August was a big month from an attendance stand point. Excluding the district tournament, : $327 was taken in at the gate during the month. The four days of play in the district softball tourney during the latter part of August, brought in $318, or a total of $646 for month. the entire ance for plying waters pa.. Suropean belligerents have kept six other American vessels from sailing since last Friday. A spokesman i'or the U S lines said the Washington scheduled to leave today with 800 passengers, would sail Fri- The list of names who won prer of those FREMONT, O., Sept. 20.—-(/P) —Vclma Baker Fink, attractive brunet divorcee, staked hopes for acquittal on first-degree murder charges today on a plea that "childbirth insanity" led her to kill her 10-wceks-old baby. The fate of the 22-year-old List of Prizes and Announcements Will Be Printed in News Thursday SCOTTVILLE, Sept. 20. — Plans for the annual Harvest (festival, Sept. 28 and 29, are being completed. The agricultural committee with Harold J. Larsen, county agent, as chairman, met Monday evening to make 'plans for the annual agricultural exhibit. It will be held at the mother, who faces the electric Western Michigan i'air last week: chair if convicted without a rec- day instead. "We postponed the sailing to i said. POST IN I NEW YORK, Sept. 20.—(/P)— The New Deal gained a powerful spokesman In Tammany hall with a victory pf Rep. James H. Fay over William P. Kenncally, veteran chairman of the Democratic organization's executive committee, in Tuesday's primary. With presidential backing, Fay won his seat in Congress a months, the first 60 Total cast of the lights was j T hi £ h they are , ^ ^ $584.53. The electric light bill! m Mason countv J*"for two months of play amount- having served 18 months in prison on a forgery charge of which he was convicted in 1937. Axel Anderson, 52, and Mike Morrison, 35, both of Mason!;/™" 1 P" 1 " f county, pleaded guilty to drunk j 1 *, W thn K and disorderly charges, fourth docked Mondnv offense, and were placed on senders t^nsnnrt ori probation for one year and two war rone hari P mnnt-.he flm fi-of Rn ,*,,„„ ~t Wctl /M llL, lldd is continued today. The winners: Turnips — Six purple i ommendation of mercy, is . ex- peeled to be placed lop; hands of a jury of in the Strike. rlr»Vp].>nmn,-,< . >" w ."iJU'i^ --- Ol.\ JJUlpLU tup . IKUIUf, LU el. Ill}' Ul IM^ai, WUinUn developments, he i white Globe: First, Mrs. Mary and four men Thursday. Ten of o™, ,.^i. • OU1Ce ' S > days of on u confined compensation however, members which ,740 pas- the >ign extra was settled " ' E. Kokx; second, Linus Kokx; ; the jurors arc parents, third, lielgc Johnson. Six roots j As the trial went into its sev- any white variety: Second, Wil-i enth day. Prosecutor A. L. Hyzer liam Evans. Rutabaga — Six summoned psychiatrists as re- roots, any variety: First, John buttal witnesses against the de- Tyndall; second, William Ev-jfense's contentions of tcmporans: third, Linus Kokx. Cucum-j ary insanity, ber—Six slicing, any variety: i bark-eyed Mrs. Fink con- ed to $64.98. Total candlepower at the field is 25,000. The total cash receipts, including donations, totalled $1,304. Total cash disbursements, including cost of lights, installation, upkeep, advertising, umpires, team expenses, attendants, ect., amounted to $1,160 or $143.93 less than the total cash receipts. Upon conclusion of the season and with the publishing of the report, Howard president of the Willoughby, recreational council, announced that the lights have been turned over and are now property of the Ludington school board. Softball can look forward to starting off on the right foot in 1940 with the equipment paid for and a cash balance on hand. Report Progress in Funds ^Campaign Further progress is reported made in the Pere Marquette Memorial association membership drive to raise funds for construction of a permanent memorial to Father Marquette In Buttersville mem- year ago by defeating former U n 5J issnfAB R? s MacLa ren, secre- Rop. John J. O'Connor, sole vie- taly °? - tne association, an- tim of the Roosevelt purge campaign. Tuesday, Fay was named leader of the 12th assembly district, cndingi a 32-year reign by Kenneally. Another casualty in the ranks of Tammany's "old guard" was Andrew B. Keating, who lost in the 13th district to Assemblyman William. J. Sheldrick. In the Republican primary, National Committeeman Kenneth F. Sinnpson, strong political supporter of District Attorney Thomas E. pewey, overwhelmed an Insurgent move against his leadership. Chiropractors Band to Curb Forgeries SACRAMENTO, Calif. (/P)— California chiropractors have voluptartly started a system of •fingerprinting, to identify those in practice and also students in chiropractic schools. They expect to eliminate use of forged or stolen certificates. nounced that honorary berships were received this mornl ng from Mrs. T. A. Thompson son. A full membership was received from Mrs. Amy Backus Tarbell of Jackson, a former Ludington teacher. Other full memberships are those of Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Miller, M. J. Dahringer, Harold P. Furstenau, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph S. Lewis, Mr. and Mrs. Roscoe C. Ely, Hollick and Carlson grocery, Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Hawley and Mr. and Mrs. Jack Ella- sonn. Associate memberships include c, W. Colyin, Mrs. O. W. Colvln, Mr. and Mrs. Albert E. Johnson and Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Patterson. YOUTH IS KILLED PER/BY, Sept. 20.—<#>)—Edward Short, 22, of Hemlock was killed today when his automobile collided with, a truck Anderson was ordered to make restitution of $100 and Allen $200 to the county. Drivers Warned on Making Turns Chief-of-Police T. J. Barber this morning cautioned all motorists who have been making . Other ships held urT'bv' the ! Fil ' st ' M rs. A. E. Swahson; sec- i Jessed last June that she threw ' ' nnr l T.irms 1-Cnkv thirH Mr onrli hr>r fhilH TTnlrlnn intn il-ir> Hor>r-> strike are the American Trader, the American Traveler" the Scanstates, the Iroquois Ex- cambion and the Black Gull' With thousands of American citizens aboard clamoriiv f or passage home, the tieup daily has become more serious par- ond, Linus Kokx; third, Mr. and; her child, Haldon, into the deep Mrs. F. E. Cummins. Twelve; waters of nearby Green creek. pickling, any John Tyndall; variety: second, Johnson; third, Linus Lettuce—Three heads, any variety: First, Mrs. Mary E. Kokx. Endive—Three heads, any va- Firsi, | "My mind must have slipped," Helge j she said. Kokx.: But on the witness stand, Mrs. Fink repeatedly replied "I can't remember" when attorneys asked about the night the baby left hand turns at intersections I Cltlzcns of neutral powers. by cutting in short in front of A conference between renrc- oncoming traffic. -—.---- . ticularly in view of the short- ! "ely: First, Linus Kokx; ' sec- age of passenger vessels avail- ! ond, Mrs. Mary E. Kokx. Largest -...^,. ,,<„., t , illti ,L ^^-ooun.- a_Die lor returning stranded i and best display of 20 or more : on my head and things looked died. "There was a hard pressure [kinds of vegetables: First, Mrs., k,' r said the witness, wcar- "This has happened many times recently at the intersection of Ludington avenue and James street," Mr. Barber said. "A driver planning to make a left hand turn is required by law to wait until the oncoming traffic has passed or turned before he is allowed to make his turn. "If drivers do not stop this practice we'll have to start handing out tickets for this driving violation," he added. Mr. Barber also discussed pedestrians' rights at street crossings. "Motorists are also reminded that pedestrians crossing the street have the right of way over a motorist making either a right or left hand turn," he said. sentatives and the of ship National operators Maritime union (CIO). Tuesday failed to M. F. Hucldlestun; second, Helgc : ing a simple black dress almost Johnson; third, Linus Kokx. j severe in style. Bread—Loaf white wheat! *—-. ^l-VV* ^JVJtVA t>J.llUV- W1.H_.«.U , J-p. 1 - ^^ bread: First, Mr. and Mrs. F. E. j Teacher's Oath Building Condemned; Police Were Right PORT HURON, Sept. 20.— (/P) —The next time police here condemn a building, its occupants had better run. Two days ago officers condemned as unsafe a three-story brick structure on Port Huron's main thoroughfare. At 6 a. in. today, when no one was near, its walls collapsed. Stock of a grocery on the first floor was damaged. The upper floors were vacant. WEATHER Weather Forecast Lower Michigan—Fair tonight and Thursday; cooler in north portion tonight with possibly local light frost; continued ' cool Thursday. Detroit and Vicinity: Pnlr tonight and Thursday; continued oool; fresh northerly winds. The sun sets today at 6:34 and rises Thursday at 6:18. The moon sets to- nlKht at 11:48. driven hv TTmmpf TVill nf Flint Temperature at coast guard station Driven DV &mmec LK)11. or *ant, ror 24 hours ending at 7 a. m.: Maxl- three miles west of here. mum ee, minimum 02. Electrical Firm Strike Deadlocked Form Received Superintendent H. H. Hawlcy Cummins; second, Mrs. Marie Brown; third, Mrs. Victor Miller. Loaf whole wheat bread: First, Mrs. Ernest Schwass; second, Mrs. Jacob Lundc; third, i oi ' Ludington today received a Mr. and Mrs. F. E. Cummins, i supply of teacher's oath forms Loaf rye bread: First, Mrs. An- | from the superintendent of na Peterson. Plate six wheat j Public instruction at Lansing, rolls (yeast): First, Mrs. Marie' According to Act. 54 of the Pub- LANSING, Sept. 20.—(7P)—Con- sumers Power company representatives and .spokesmen for two rival unions remained deadlocked today over "one lone point" in a proposed agreement Brown; second, Mrs. Schwass; third, Mrs. Ernest! lic Acts of Ernest! holding a 1939, all Michigan persons teacher's Schwass. Plate cinnamon rolls! certificate are required to file Marie j an oath of allegiance, properly Martin' notarized, in the office of the _, Jacob i superintendent of public in- Luncle. Biscuit made with bak-: struction between the dates of Mrs. Annit i s °pt. 29 and Dec. 27, 1939, in Mrs. F. E. 1 order to protect the validity of (.yeast): First, Mrs. Brown; second, Mrs. Schwass; third, Mrs. ing powder: First, Peterson; second, JVIVAIAU ill (.1 |./i«./jjwm^v.l cVf-,1*," ^JJiVjtt.U --_ — -.-_, ., „ , . _ , ^_. •'.. 4 ' C l rrl " designed to avert a threaleiiecl Cummins; third, Mrs. J. Bash- : [ n ° eertilicato. The act applies William on South street, where ample room is assured for all exhibits, both individual and group exhibits. A complete list of prizes and announcements for entries will be printed in the Thursday issue of The News. As usual, good prizes are being offered for the various garden and orchard exhibits and, with so much splendid fruit and vegetable products now in the community, the exhibit this year should be exceptionally good. F. J. Reader Jr., chairman of the concessions department, is receiving requests constantly for space at the festival, and he has already lined up a merry- go-round, a ferris wheel, a loop- o-loop and a kiddie ride. There will be ponies for the children to ride and all of the usual fun- making concessions. Star theater will have free shows throughout each day, a continuous show running from the early forenoon until six o'clock each day. Committee to select the various prizes is also at work, and will soon have its part of the program completed. Entertainment committee has been at work for the past several weeks contracting the entertainment which is so large a part of the two-day event. Mayors in Favor of Embargo Repeal WASHINGTON, Sept. 20.—(/P) —Officers of the United States Conference of Mayors were reported today as favoring the substitution of the "cash and carry" system of arms exports for the embargo provision of quered Poland. Italy, solidifying her position as leader of the neutral nations, announced withdrawal of her troops from the Albanian-Greek frontier as evidence of "reciprocal trust." On the western front France said "the night was calm" except for "enemy artillery activity" east of the Blies river. On the eastern front Germany reported capture of 105,000'pris- oners and continuing progress in wiping out Polish resistance. Describing severe German bombardment of Central Warsaw, a Polish communique broadcast said, the Polish , • would resist with "confidence in "* ', our great allies, France and Britain." Soviet troops, driving in to occupy the Polish Ukraine and White Russian provinces blocked the neutrality act. Mayor George W. Welsh, the entire frontier. A Polish-Rumanian Moscow commu- nique reported the occupation of Lwow, in Southeastern Poland, in addition to Wilno in the northeast, reported taken Tuesday. In connection with the occupation of Wilno, Tass, official Russian news agency, said Lithuania was co-operating with Russia in marking the new frontier. Lithuanians consider Wilno, occupied by Poland in 1920, their ancient capital. DETROIT, Sept. 20.—(/P>—A spectacular five-alarm fire, fed by paint and varnish which threw a pall of over the city, Tuesday stores smoke nig'ht swept through two buildings in downtown Detroit and damaged two more. Originating in the Gilsam Wall Paper Co., at 432 West Jefferson avenue, the blaze of i spread eastward out of control strike affecting the power company's properties throughout Michigan, already deferred since •midnight. Chairman the state's new tion board said Arthur E. Raab of labor media- the remaining point could be settled in a matter Grand Rapids, said an informal luncheon vote he took Tuesday had produced 34 votes favoring for two hours as firemen battled with 37 pieces of apparatus to halt it. ~ w ~' -"' * Jf "• «"•/.. . . i i-- -- IUIU JJJ.UUUUUU O*± VUHJO IclVUIiay uw ^"^w *v. aw. Biscuit made with soda and u:> .teacners in public and paro-N he substitution with 11 votes I Estimates compiled from sour milk: First, Mrs. Max chiul schools and also to per-: . 1tl oj ns t ' ; — "' ' J •n „ i _, .. _i •* IT TT i vrm v n:l>/\ \\, \^ .-1 /.*.»*( i)"»>•.<•.{<-,,. u., ^ ! "' Rahn; second, Mrs. Howard who hold certificates but Schwass; third, Mrs. F. E. Cum-i arc not now Ui the teaching • prole.ssion. j Alter the oath is filed, Di'. (an- • Eugene B. Elliott, superinten- nnns. Cakes Cakes—Standard frostedf. First, Mrs. Howurd ! cloutp ° r Public instruction, will JJ V .* i i U V; >-> Vi i Vt t./V_. iJV< V UllJ II i i 1 CV 111 (I I/ ItU I ---.-•j —— *••'. ... .» .j w, »,..-. ,j. j.-.^,,, l% i v », - - J • I* • of minutes, or hours. Raab has Schwass. Angel food cake Uin-i' scnc the certiiicate holder a repeatedly predicted prompt settlement of the difficulty since representatives of the company, the CIO ~" Organizing Utility W o r k e r s committee and the AiFL International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers sat down together for a bilateral conference at 2 p. m. Tuesday. The chairman would not reveal the point remaining at issue, explaining that the situation resulting from the disagreement and the resultant strike threat by CIO forces v was "still hot." Raised voices in the hearing room, however, indicated that the company refused to accept, as a part of a grievance procedure demanded by the union, a clause which would provide for the settlement of wage grievances through the., same machinery used to arbitrate other complaints of workmen. frosted): First, Mrs. Marie ! cai 'd certifying the fact that the Brown; second, Mrs. F. E. Cum-! oath has been filed. Proper (i'lcasc turn i« I'aBt 7, Column ;>.) j lorms lor liling the oath, which need be filed only once, may also be secured from other superintendents in the county or from County Commissioner Gertrude Eastman. Suspend Hamlin License 30 Days Mrs. Alice Hayford of Middle bayou, Hamlin lake, was included in a list of seven Honor < , ,-, , -.. , and tavern operators in Norili- : to (JUrb Burglars western Michigan who had • . their licenses temporarily sus- ' iluUSTON, Texas (/!')•— The pended after a hearing in night was hot an'd G. Paulos Manistee Tuesday before' state ; could not sleep in his bed so he Sleep on Floor liquor control commissioners and Charles Parrish, chief or' the state liquor control enforcement unit at the Manistee state police post. Serving intoxicated persofi or selling to minors were the reasons given for the suspensions. Mi's. Hayford's suspension is for a 30 day period, i^pty-handed. made a pallet on the floor. Just us he fell asleep somebody stepped in his face. "Hey, what's the idea?" the startled Paulos shouted. His call frightened the intruder, who jumped out a window. Police found a screen latch picked and said the burglar fled The mayors, gathered here to consider problems raised by the war, took no official stand on the question, but in a resolution expressed confidence in "the sincere desire of the president of the United States for peace for the American people." Freesoil Man Is Given Prison Term GRAND RAPIDS, Sept. 20.— t Peter J. Abramowski, 49, Frec- | .soil township, who pleaded guilty a n d was indicted by a f e d e r a 1 grand j ury at Grand Rapids last week on a charge of possession and distilling of imtaxed spirits, was sentenced to Milan prison for a four month term by Judge Gred M. Raymond, in U. S. district court at Grand Rapids Tuesday. In addition to his sentence he was placed on five years' probation and fined $600. Fourteen others who were indicted last week along with Abramowski were sentenced Tuesday by Judge Raymond. various sources placed damage to buildings and contents at nearly $250,000. Five firemen were injured by falling glass and debris, and dozens were endangered when the walls of the Gilsam Co. Smoke from the burning paint, turpentine and varnish supplies mingled with fumes from ail adjoining disinfecting company to drive spectators back. Inspector George W. Smith, head of the 'police arson squad, opened an investigation into the blaze today. Eddie Moran Takes Bay City Position Eddie T. Moran, former manager of Hotel Stearns of this city, has accepted a position as manager of the Wenonah hotel at Bay City, it was announced today. After serving here six years, Mr. Moran resigned effective Sept. 10 to accept the- new post, He begins his new duties ,£t' once. Note Carefully The Advertisements In Today's Fall Style Edition^ '• * . ' f ' -T «

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