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iickt THE DAILY NEWS—LUDINGTON, MICHIGAN. SATURDAY, SEPT. 23, 1939, RADIO HIGHllSHTS \ Key station of each network U llitvd In-the programs. The Networks: ,r_ WKAF—WTAM,' WTMJ, WOT. *TLW, WSM, WMAQ. WOOD. WWJ. . . V WJZ —WLB, WTMJ. WMAQ. wxra, wtw, WOOD. WABC—WJR, WHAS, WBBM. CALL LETTERS AND KILOCYCLE ». . FREQUENCY CKLW 840. KDKA 880, KPAB 770, KFI WJL-KMOX 10BO, KOA 830, KYW 1020, WBBM 770, WCFL 870, WBAL 1060, WCGO 810, WABC 860, WKAR 850. WDAP 610, WEAF 660, WENR 870, WON 720, WOT 780.WHAM 1150, WHAS 820, I WHO 1000, WIBO 570, WJJD 1130, WSM 650, WJR 750, WJZ 760. WL8 870, WLW 700, WMB1 1080, WKZO 880. WMAQ 670, WOOD 1270, WOW 580. WOWO' 1160, WSB 740, WTAM 1070, WTIC 1060, WKBZ 1500, WTMJ 620. ' '' i -j 1 , . ^TTT ' pastern Standard Time TONIGHT—iEJuropean sched- ule-^-WEAF-NBC 8 and 11; WAlBCrCBS 7:55; WJZ-NBC 9 and 11. WEAF-NBC—4:45 Rep. Hamilton Fish on "Keep America Out of Foreign Wars;" 7:30 Red Skelton time; 8:30 Ach Ovoler's plays; 9 Benny Goodman swing.* [-.. WABC-CBS--6 New time for people's platform; 7:30 Let's join the band; 8 Hit parade; 9:15 Geo. >McGall on movies. WJ2-NBG~-6 Message of Israel; 7:30 Brent bouse; 8 Barn dance; 9:30 Al Donahue's program. MBS-Chain—7 Tropical serenade; 9:30 Music .by moonlight. (Networks Resume Standard • i ,.,. .- Time) , Sunday brings Program premiers: WAIBC-CBS—7:30 p. m. Screen guild; 9 Sunday evening hour; 10 Ellery Queen drama (broadcast for west at 8); 11 Paul Sullivan comment (west repeat 11:30). MBS-chain— 5:30 p. m. The Shadow (broadcast to New England at 4:30). European schedule: WEAF- WJiZ-NBC.8 a. m. and 12 mid.; iyEAF-NBO. 3 p., m.; WABC- . m.; Hunters—Clip This: FEDERAL AND STATE MIGRATORY BIRD REGULATIONS—1939 GAME DUCKS (Exc.ptloni) GEESE AND BRANT* (Exception*) COOT JACKSNfE RAILS AND GALLINULES (Except Coot) WOODCOCK SEASON (All Datei Incluilve) Oct. 1— Nov. 14 Oct. 1 —Nov. 14 Oct. 1— Nov. 14 Oct1— Nov. 14 Oct. 1— Nov. 14 Oct. 1— Oct. 20, U. P. Oct. 15— Oct. 31, L. P. Bag Limit 10** 4* 25 15 15** 4 Pontttlon Limit JO** 8* 25 15 15** 8 'Combined gt«ie and brant. **ln the aggregate of all kindt. EXCEPTIONS: No open icaton on wood duck, ROM' geeie. and iwani. Lawful to have 10 ducks in the aggregate of all kinds (except wood ducki) of which not more than 3 of one or more than 3 in the aggregate of canvaiback, redhead, ruddy duck, or bufflcbead. RESTRICTIONS 4. Unlawful to ihoot waterfowl over baited areas. Unlawful to uic live decoys. Unlawful to take migratory game birds from or by aid of an automobile, airplane, slnkbox (battery), power boat, sail boat, any boat under, sail, any floating craft or device of any kind towed by power boat, or sail power. Unlawful to shoot waterfowl and coob before 7:00 a.m., E.S.T. or after 4:00 , p.m., E.S.T. 5. Unlawful to shoot snipe,,rails, pallinules (other than coot), and woodcock before 7:00 a.m., E.S.T. or after sunset, E.S.T. , 6. Unlawful to use shotgun larger than 10 guge or an automatic or hand operated repeating shotgun capable of holding more than three shells, the magazine • of, which has not been cut off or plugged with Apiece metal or wooden filler Incapable of removal through the loading end. 7. Persons over 16 years of age hunting ducks, geese, and brant must secure Federal Duck Stamp obtainable at ppstofRces. Fee, $1.00. 8. For regulations concerning blinds, see pages 5 and 6 of Game Law Digest, 9. Two days' bag limit of ducks,.geese and brant, and one day's bag limit of other migratory game birds may be transported out of state in one calendar week. Movement In Recent Years 1932 Low**;; ^17.5' 8.7 23.8 1828 High 146.9 153.8 184.3 1927 Low 51.6 95.3 61.8 1sq |.are sincere and they think they 1 may get the country behind THE MARKETS LOCAL, m/iRK«rrs Light red kidney beans $2.75 Dark red kidney beans $3.00 Dark cranberry beans 42.50 Light cranberry beans $2.50 White pea beans .,..-• $2.00 Yelloweye beans $2.75 Poultry Leghorn hens, 3 Ibs. and up lie Heavy hens I4o Plymouth Bock springers, under 4 Ibs I7o Plymouth Rock springers. Colored springers I5c 4 Ibs. and up 17c Grain Shelled corn, cwt $1,05 Rye, cwt 85c Oats, cwt $1.00 Wheat, cwt $1.00 Produce Eggs 19c Hides Beef 4o Saginaw Hcaiis (Quotations In Dollars and Cents) SAOINAW, Mich., Sept. 23.—l/P)— Michigan Bean Shippers' Association Saturday paying prices: Handplcked pea beans, 3.115 per hundredweight; handplcked red kidneys, light, 3.50; Clark, 3.50; handpickcd yelloweyes, 3: handplcked choice rcclcaned cranberries, light. 2.50; dark, 2. them." Fr. Marquette Campaign Continues Toward G-oal Greenville Potatoes {Quotations In Cents) GREENVILLE, Mich.. Sept. 23.—(.fl— Potatoes — Market steady; deliveries light. Shippers paying growers, .70-.80 cwt. for U. S. No. 1. (Continued from Page 1) It will be a wonderful thing to see the lighted cross from land and sea." Mrs. Alphonse Meny—"A shrine like this will undoubtedly prove of great benefit to Ludington not ! only from a historical point of i view but also in attracting a larger number of visitors the year 'round. It will be a fine thing when the shrine is completed." Further memberships taken in the association include: Honorary memberships: Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Butler of Stearns, Ky. Full memberships: Col. Max Murray of Philadelphia, Pa.; Mrs. J. W. Jenkins of Kansas City, Mo.; Schohl Jewelry Co. Associate memberships: Methodist Ladies' Aid society of Free- soil, Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Johnson. Mrs. Barbara Moran. MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OF CONSERVATION Lansing, Michigan . .iO; MBS 7. WEAF-.INBC—2:30 p. m. cago roundtable, "What Chi- Will Congress Do?" 3:30 Gold star mothers' .program; ,6:30 Grouch club; 8 Charlie McCarthy; 10 PhiUSpitalny's girls." •. WABC-CBJS-^3 p. , m.., CBS Aymphpny • 4 :30 National r apen polo; 6, -Salute, to WCKY; 8 Orson Welle§ play "cWhat Every Woman ;,Know.sy^ (west repeat). WJZ-jNBC— 3:30 p. m. .AT Roth salute tp -KSCJ4, 7. Drama commemorating, 150th anniversary supreme^ court; 8 NBC. orchestra; 9 ., Hollywood playhouse.* . MBS-chaUi—a Salutes>. .to WKRC and WLAP; 8 Design for melody; 10 Good will hour. Monday expectations: American Legion convention at Chicago— MBS-chain 12 noon "The Legionnaire;" WEAF-NBC 12-45 •p. m. Commander Stephen F. Chadwick; WJZ-NBC 2;30, tors. James Morris. European schedule— WEJAF-NBC and WABC- CBS 8 a. m. WEAF-NBC— 3:15 ID. m. Ma Perkins; 5, Girl Alone resumes; 5:30 Return of Jack Armstrong. CBS-chain— 3:45 Talks, Rep. j. W. Martin and Sen. Rush D. Holt; 6:30 New schedule for H . WJZ-NBC— 12:30 Farm and home hour; 5 Jewish New Year's program from, Amsterdam,; 5:45 Return oJJTomMix (west repeat '6:45). MBS-chain— 1:45 Voice of experience resumes. Monday shorfc waves : _ GSD GSB London 6 :45 Variety; DJD Berlin 7:30 Today «• Germany; TPA4 Paris 8:30 Light music. which data, prepared and assembled by OonBoer, Townsend and Quinlan, Consulting Engineers, are referred to herein and made a part hereof, were properly submitted to said Contractor with a request that such Contractor submit a proposal to said City covering such proposed change. 3. That the proposal of said Contractor, a copy of which is hereto attached, and made a part hereof, to make said change and • accept there- for fin increase In the Contract price of $385.50, be and the same is hereby accepted for and in behalf of said City. 4. That such acceptance of the Contractor's proposal shall be In full force and effect when a certified copy of this resolution is sent to the Contractor by the Engineer of said City and not until then. . ; CERTIFICATE I, Dean Thompson, the duly qualified and acting City Clerk of the City of Ludington, Michigan, do hereby certify that the above and foregoing resolution is a true, compared and correct copy of the resolution which was duly adopted by the City Council on the 18th day of September, 1939, and which is -now on file In my office as part of the .official records of said City. IN .WITNESS WHEREOF. I have hereunto set my hand and the official seal of said City this 19th day of September, 1939. By DEAN THOMPSON, City Clerk. Official Seal: Moved by Bertram and supported by Pell that the resolution be adopted. Roll call, yeas eight, Pell, Bertram, Schmock, Madison, Marks, Haller, Zeber, Johnson. Nays none. Carried. RESOLUTION FOR' REVISION OF ESTIMATE OF COST WHEREAS, the estimate of the cost of the Waterworks Impovement Project of the City of Ludington,. Michigan I'eeds to be revised by reason of the following: Pursuant to the several Contract Change Orders and the ACTUAL expenditures on the Project. NOW, THEREFORE BE AND IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED BY the City Commission of the City of Ludington, Michigan: 1. That the estimate of the cost of the -foregoing Project be revised as follows: Latest Newly Approved Revised Items Estimate Estimate 1 Preliminary Expense $ 500.00 $ 165.00 2. Land & Right- of-way 3. Construction September '18, 1939- , .- COMMISSION PROCEEDINGS Regular meeting ot the Board ings Mondav ° rk. , Michigan, & J t 39 »* 7*0 sHonor the Mayor, City ot Polloe - Commlislon- n L 8chm ock, Madison. Zeber - Johnson. :' - . Moved by Johnson and supported bv ™Hn the pnvlous mectingu be approved. Carried . FINANCE IlEPOET Contingent ......... * General Street ..... ........... * ........... . Memorial Day ...... ...... Contingent • . . ....... ........... General street ....... 1 202'r? ..................... ; " ; 309:48 Sewage Disposal 28591 General Sewer 130 is Cartler Park 8485 Contingent .• 41 25 Moved by Haller and supported by ZJflber that the report be accepted and adopted and orders drawn according to ***** COHrtd* H-«ll f»alt iiArt ~ „*—!_*, A~n «j; ~' Cost 87,100.80 4. Engineering 5. Legal and Overhead 6. Interest during Construction 7. Miscellaneous Cost 4,299.20 300.00 2,800.00. 87,342.21 6,530.02 135.00 827.77 Total Estimated Cost $95,000.00 $95,000.00 Funds available, • earned grant $42,750.00 Owner's Funds 52,250.00 $95,000.00 2. That the said City of Ludington, Michigan hereby acknowledges that the Project will be constructed and and funds therefore expended on the basis of the revised items of ctslmated cost appearing above. 3. That the following funds are available, or will be made available as needed, to meet all of the cost of expenditures incurred in connection with the complete construction of said Project. Government Grant $42,750.00 Sale of Water Revenue (Bonds 52,250.00 * . Madison. Marks! , Zeber, Johnson. Nays none. Car- bill of 1 Consoer. Townsend & Quintal, In the amount of $500.00 for of Frank Novotny for August . by Bertram and supported by that the bill be allowed and an 4mwn on the PWA construction tor th* amount. Roll call, yeas Pell, Sertram, Schmook, Madison. fcller, Zeber, Johnson. Nays TOTAL FUNDS AVAILABLE ;...: '.'. $95,000.00 CERTIFICATE I, Dean Thompson, the duly qualified and acting City Clerk in and for the above mentioned City of Ludington in the State of Michigan, do hereby certify that I have compared the above copy of resolution with the original of said original on file in my office, and that „ „ TO the said copy is a true and correct copy Roll call, yeas eight, Pel) I of such original resolution duly and •- -- •' regularly adopted at a meeting held on September 18th, 1939, of the City Commission of the City of Ludington, Michigan. Witness My Hand and Seal this 19th day of September, 1939, By DEAN THOMPSON. City Clerk. Official Seal: Moved by Pell and supported by Bertram that the resolution be adopted. Roll call, yeas eight, Pell, Bertram, Schmock, Madison. Marks, Haller, Zeber, Johnson. 1 -Nays none. Carried. BUILDING PERMITS Bentha Baumgartner, Anna Gebhardt, W. M. Wolf, Trustees of Free Methodist Church made application for building permits. Moved by Madison and supported by Marks that the building permits be granted upon payment of the required fee. Carried. ' ORDINANCE NO. 500. ' AN ORDINANCE PROHIBITING THE PARKING OF VEHICLES UPON CERTAIN OP THB PUBLIC STREETS. WITHIN THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF THB CITY. THE CITY OF LUDING- TOK ORDAINS: Section I. Whenever In the discretion of the Chief of Police of the City of Ludington a hazard to the public safety Is created on any public street within the corporate limits of the City of Ludington by the parking of any va- ihtcles thereon, the said Chief of Police shall by police order prohibit the park- . ABSOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT 1 •' CHANGE w HJBSOLVED py the city com- ~* the OJty of Ludington, state ,n as follows: it lib 1* deemed advisable and best Interests ol said city that "-it between the said City *el»pn, the Contractor, cov- . ft» the * Waterworks 1m- ProJeot of «aW City, be tbe fonowtat respects: Ma OlMlred steam boiler, • oeUln»' nmtfr heater in room and * radiator In pompleWy Installed And electrical be -furnished in contained ink ol •id«or if any such- vehicle* upon either 1 suqh'street, by posting notice of Wa, | *u<* prohibition at least once in each 1838 Low block of such street wherein such parking Is prohibited. Section 2. Any person who shall violate any such police order shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and shall upon conviction thereof be punished by a fine of not to exceed One Hundred ($100.00) Dollars and cost of prosecution or ninety (90) days imprisonment in the county jail, or both such fine or Imprisonment in the discretion of the court. Section 3. All ordinances, resolutions nnd orders or parts thereof in conflict with the provisions of this ordinance are to the extent of such conflict hereby repealed. Section 4. That Immediately upon the adoption of this ordinance by at least a two- thirds majority of all of the Board of Commissioners, it shall be submitted by the Clerk to the Mayor for his approval and shall be recorded by the City Clerk in a book kept for such purpose. rectlon 3. It is hereby declared to be Immediately necessary for the preservation of the public health, peace and safety that this ordinance take immediate effect upon approval by the Mayor and as soon as it shall be printed in The Ludington Dally News or posted in the office of the City Clerk and In two other public places In the City of Ludington, and two-thirds of all the Board of City Commissioners concurring, it is so ordained. E. J. THOMPSON. Mayor. Moved by Pell and supported by Zeber that the ordinance be adopted Roll call, yeas, eight, Pell, Bertram, Schmock, Madison, Marks, Haller Zeber. Johnson. Nays none. Carried. Moved by Bertram and supported by Marks to adjourn. Carried. DEAN THOMPSON, City Clerk. MARKETS AND FINANCE NEW YORK STOCKS (Closing Prices) Adams Express 101/2 Am Can 112 Am Smelt & Ref 57% Am Tel & Tel 160"' 2 Am Wat Wks 135^ Anaconda 34 Armour of 111 714 Auburn Auto 3% Aviation Corporation 6% Borden 21 7 ,s Calumet & Hecla oi' 8 dies & Ohio 43 Chrysler 87% Colum G & El 77;, Com'wlth South isj, Curtiss Wright 7% Detroit Edison H7 Elec P&L 9 General Elec 4134 Gen Foods 411', General Mot 54 " Hudson Mot 6 3 / B Int Harvest 76 Int Nick Can 39 Int Tel & Tel 5 Kennecott Corp 42% Llgg & Myers B 97 Marshall Field 16% Masonlte Corp 34% Montgomery Ward 54 Motor Wheel 16 Nash-Kelvlnator 6% National Biscuit 22% Natl Power & Light 8% New York Central 20% North American 22 Packard 3% Penney (J C) 1 89 Phelps Dodge 45»i Philips Pete 45'/ 2 Pullman 39% Radio 5 3 ;i Radio' Keith-Orp 11/ 2 Reo Motor iy a Republic Steel 28 St. L-San Fran 3^ Sears-Roebuck ^a\' 2 South Cal Edison 25',4 Standard Brands 6'/4 Standard Gas &E1 3' Standard Oil Cal siaj, Standard Oil Ind 28'/ 4 Stand Oil N J 51 Studebaker 7% Underwood El 42 Union Carbide 92 Union Pacific ". 102 United Corp '.'.,... 3 U 8 Steel « 78 Yellow T & C 19T 8 DETROIT STOCKS (Closing Prices) Atlas Drop' Forg 5 Baldwin Rub 63' 4 Continental Mot 3'A Det-Mlch Stove 1% Ex-Cell-O Corp 24 Frankenmuth 2','a Gen Motors 54 Graham-Paige l Hall Lamp 2r a Houdatlle Hershey B 14% McClanahan OH 1/4 Michigan Bug 134 Mlcromatlc H Corp 4V 8 Motor Prod is?,, Parker Wolverine 9 Prudential Inv 2 River Raisin Pap 2% TImken-Det Axle 17% Tivoll Brew 2 Union Inv • 2', 4 Stock'Averages, Sept; 23 (Compiled By The Associated Press) 30 IS ' 15 60 Indust Rails Util Stocks Net change ... A.I A.I Unch Unch Today 75.7 Previous day .. 78.8 Month ago — 66.8 Year ago 07.4 1939 High 77.0 1639 Low 58.8 Detroit Produce (Quotations in Dollars and Cents) DETROIT. Mich., Sept. 23.—W 1 )— (United States Department ol Agriculture.)—Grapes: Mich. Concords, 4-qt. climax baskets mostly. .13',2; 12-qt. climax baskets mostly, .25. Apples—Mich. bu. baskets and eastern crts. mostly, 2V 2 in. min., Wolf RIv- ! ers, .40-.50; Wealthys, .35-.50; few, .65; Mclntosh, .75-1; bushel baskets U. S. 1, 21/2 in. mln. Delicious. 1.25; Jonathans. 1. Celery—Mich, bunches dozens, extra large, few. .35. Onions—50-lb. sacks U. S. No. 1 Mich. Yellows, .60-.65; Sweet Spanish, 1-1.10; 10-lb. sacks U. S. No. 1, Mich. Yellows, .14-.14i' 2 . Peaches—Mich. bu. crts. Elbertas U. S. No. 1, 13,i in. min.. few, .65-.7S. Crts. 2 in. min.. 1.50; 1=>, 4 in. mln.. 1.10. Potatoes—100-lb. sacks U. S. No. 1— Mich. Round Whites, 125-1.50; Idaho Russets, 1-.S5-2; Maine Chlppewas and New Jersey Cobblers, 1.30-1.85. Detroit Grain (Quotations in Cents) DETROIT, Sept.' 23.—i/Ti—Closing grain: Wheat. No. 2 red. 93; barley, malting, 58-65; barley, feeding, 52. Chicago Potatoes (Quotations in Dollars and Cents) CHICAGO. 111., Sept. 13.— (/P\—( United States Department of Agriculture.) —Potatoes—Receipts 99, on track 286, total U. S. shipments 382; market, few sales; supplies moderate; demand light account Jewish holiday; steady; sacked per cwt. Idaho Russet Burbanks U. S. 1, washed, 1.65-.75; Oregon Russet Burbanks U. S. 1, car, 1.65; Colorado Red McClures U. S. 1, unwashed car. 1.80: Minnesota Hollendale section Cobblers U. S. 1. car. 1.22'i; North Dakota Red River Valley section Cobblers U. S. 1, 1.25; Bliss Triumphs 90 percent U. S. 1. unwashed. 1.25-.30: car washed. 1.45: Wisconsin Cobblers U. S. 1, cur medium size, 1.20. 70.5 49,2 22.3 38.5 52.8 22.2 38.5 52.8 17.7 38.1 47.2 16.6 30.7 45.2 23.8 40.6 53.4 15.7 33.7 41.0 23.5 37.8 54.7 12.1 24,9 33.7 Chicago Dairy (Quotations in Cents) CHICAGO. Sept. 13.— I/Pi— Butter—Receipts 735,913; market firm; prices unchanged. Eggs—Receipts 6,799; market easy: fresh graded, extra firsts, local. 18!. 2 ; cars, 19' 4 ; other prices unchanged. Will Start Radio Drive to 'Educate' the Public Red Cross to Organize for War Relief Service (Continued from Page 1) | port the new clause, although 1 such a ban was lacking in thej previous administration program; and only implied in other points! prohibiting American ships from! entering combat areas. ! Pittman described his re- i vised measure, about which he' talked with the president andj eight or 10 democrats on his committee Friday, as more ot a "come and get it and take it! away in your own ships" pro-j posal than a "cash and carry"! bill. This, he said, was because: the bill made no mention ofj "cash" but provided foreign! purchasers of arms and other goods must show title transferred to them before departure. He intimated title could be transferred on short term' credits. ; "Nobody wants any hearings! and I don't believe there is go-] ing to be any filibuster in the' Senate," Pitiman told reporters. "I think the opponents want to talk to a finish. Most of them (Continued from Page 1) is to be set up at once. Mrs. K. B. Matthews has accepted chairmanship of a committee in charge of recruiting volunteers for sewing and knitting groups. In the recruiting work she will be assisted by Mrs. A. R. Vestling and Mrs. Ray Cartier. Persons interested in assisting with the work are asked to communicate with one of the three members of the committee. Other committees are at work arranging for workrooms, supply of needed materials, etc. Start in October Preparations are expected to. be complete so that actual local relief garment production work C-an start about Oct. 1. Persons having materials which might be contributed to the cause, or \yho wish to make cash contributions for purchase of such materials, are asked to communicate with the Red Cross headquarters at the courthouse. Primarily, new materials suitable for children's dresses and shirts are needed, it being considered likely that .some individuals may have pieces of such materials lying around their homes unused. Nc special campaign for funds will be staged at this time, Mr. Landin said, it being the present aim of the Red Crass to get a volunteer organization created and in readiness for such relief demands as the future may bring. Stocks, Mortgages Come Under Tax LANSING, Sept. 23.— (fP)~ Chairman Melville B. McPher- •son of the state tax commission said today that corporate stock and chattel mortgages will be taxable in 1940 under the new intangible tax law, and cannot be rendered exempt by the payment of a specific tax, as can some other classes of .securities. Mortgages and land contracts upon which the mortgage tax has been paid prior to Sept. 29, which is the effective date of the intangible tax law, will be exempt from the new levy, along with bonds and other obligations secured by indentures upon which the specific tax imposed by an act of 1913 has been paid prior to Sept. 29. McPher.son said telephone calls and letters which had deluged his office disclosed a "misunderstanding" as to what classes of securities could be rendered exempt by payment of a specific tax. He explained tnat corporate stock, unlike an indentured bond, is not a secured obligation. RECAPTURE OF GIT! SHANGHAI, Sept. 23.—(/P)— Chinese officials declared today their troops had recaptured Kaoan, annihilated a Japanese force that.occupied the city last Wednesday, and drove back the Japanese figlitlng machine along the entire Kiangsi province front. (A Hongkong dispatch quoted Chinese officials as saying resistance had stiffened throughput the Central Chinese provinces, and that Japanese had been halted in Kiangsi province, along the Yangtze river valley in Hupeh province, and north of Changsha in Hunan province. (The Chinese told of regular and guerrilla warfare penetrating Japanese defenses around Canton in the past week and said 2,500 Japanese were killed. (Japanese army sources acknowledged there had been raids around Canton. They reported 0,000 Chinese killed and 700 captured in the taking of Kaoan. The Japanese explained their forces, after moving into the city, pressed on toward towns to the southwest.) President 'Can't' Talk on 3rd Term HYDE PARK, N. Y^ Sept. 23. — (/P) — President Roosevelt smilingly turned down today | an invitation to reply to a sug- i gestion by former Governor Alf i M. Landon of Kansas that he | announce to the country that he did not want a third term. Reporters clustered around him in a hay field, where a new library soon will rise, showed the president an excerpt from Landon's statement that the "greatest single conj tribution" the chief executive i could make in the present troubled situation would be to tell 'the country categorically he 1 did not want a third term and , would refuse the nomination if ; it were offered. i The president said he had Inot seen Landon's full state- I ment and would be unable to | comment. i He added that he was sorry, i but that he had to protect 'himself. Landon was quoted by The ; New York World Telegram in a copyright interview as favoring adjourning all party politics but asserting it was up to the president, to insure such ! adjournmvnt by removins him- jself from the 1940 picture. The name Anthony Ogsodof- chik was tattooed on its owner's i arm for easy reference when he | needed to spell it for someone. No Football Team, So Students Strike SCRANTON, Pa., Sept. 23.—(/P) —Lack of a football team at nearby Throop high school brought a strike of 400 students and a warning that the strikers will be treated as truants if the "outrage" continues. The strike started Thursday but an "armistice" was declared Friday night at School Director Frank McGowan's suggestion. The armistice was short-lived. Today the students threatened to 'strike again next Wednesday if they don't get a football team by then. "It's outrageous!" exploded School Superintendent John J. O'Hara. "Entirely unjustified! No request was made for a team to the school board, myself, teachers or the athletic director. "We'll take measures against these strikers just the same as we would against any case of truancy." Escaped Woman Convict Captured DETROIT, Sept. 23.—(/P)—Mrs. Betty Baker today was starting 30 days of solitary confinement and resuming her life sentence in the Detroit House of Correc- j tion from which she escaped Monday night only to be recaptured Friday by Detroit police. Mrs. Baker had served more than two years of the sentence for the slaying of Clarence Schneider, her .sweetheart, on : June 29, 1936, in an automobile on a road near Ann Arbor. Sho told police she had escaped by i bcaling the fence around the 1 prison and had hidden in nearby | swamps tor two days. She .said her reason for fleeing was to attempt to reach Samuel Leibowitz, New York criminal defense lawyer, and interest him in her ca.se. JUSTICE 'COMFORTABLE' boygan, was killed and five men injured when two automobiles collided on US-23 near here Friday night. Ouster The Misses Edna and Jessie Cummings of Branch and Katherine Br-unner of Hudson, Wis., called on Mrs. Fred Smith Friday. Mrs. Chris Guiberg and daughter, Vera, and Miss Ann Leonard were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Reene Sunday. Carl Johnson of Grand Rapids is spending some time at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ben Johnson, of Custer. •Mr. and Mrs. Percy Crane and son, Raymond, have returned to their home in Flint after spending the week-end with relatives in Custer. Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Reene and daughter, April Belle, were Mrs. Fred McCormick, daughter, Clarice, and son, Gerald, and Miss Beatrice Kloppenstein of Fountain. Orval Smith and Albert Su- seck were guests Sunday at the Orval Sanders home at Spring Lake. Mr. and Mrs. Ray McCumber and Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Smith enjoyed a drive through the woods with a picnic dinner Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Shaffer and daughter, Joan, came from Pontiac Saturday to spend the week-end at their home in Custer. Mr. Shaffer returned to rjis work in Pontiac Monday, but Mrs. Shaffer and daughter will remain here. Miss Dorothy Wheaton, sister of Mrs. Shaffer, will live with them. Dolly .Littell recently enjoyed a visit from Patty Pfeiffcr of Scottville. Betty Stewart spent last wek- end at the Dewey Brandenburg home. WASHINGTON, Sept. 23.—OP) -A hospital attendant reported ! today that Justice Pierce Butler of trie Supreme Court had .spent r. "comfortab:c" night. 1 Butler was described bv phy.si- jcians Friday as a "very ill man." 'He is suffering from "a kidney '.r.ilment. KILLED IN ACCIDENT CHEBOYGAN, Mich., Sept. 23. : ! —t/1'i—Donald Leblanc, 31. Che-I TEMPERATURE TODAY AT 11:00 Weather Furec&irt Lower Michigan: (Jonrrnlly unsettled this afternoon and t<i- nichl. with cooler tonight; pw.- sihly llRlit local frost in north portion; gem-rally fair and cooler on Sundny. VALUABLE GIFTS •N A RUMPUS ROOM Can be built in the attic or basement—it is ideal for entertainiiiK—no muss in the rest of the house. Ask us for details. THE LUDINGTON LUMBER CO. For Correct Time Phone 99 We hope it isn't your House} ROHN INSURANCE AGENCY SECURITY - Smce 1889 - SERVICE Second Floor \LUDINGTON Nltionjl Bjnl Building MICHIGAN/ 1 LYRIC TONIGHT 7:00-9:00 30c and lOc Gas Corporation Michigan In Boston it is against the law| to build a sky-scraper. MBT H MY A WARNER BROS. PICTURE "Our Gang" and "News." SUN DAY ~ MON DAY,*" TUESDAY^ O. K. If an 0. K. request for an 0. K. Loan comes to us from an 0. K. man or woman we will MAKE THAT LOAN. Making SAFE LOANS Is Our Business LUDINGTON STATE BANK M6MB6R FCOeRfl 1 , D£I V OSIT INSURftNCCQRR •HUD'N&fON.MlCH. Nl FOR A LADY Who Mothered a foundling...and found it was Cupid in f Person "News— Variety Night Watchman" Matinee Sunday 2:30. 25c and lOc Nights , 30c and lOc .with CHARLES COBlffiN FRANK A1BERTSON

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