Carroll Daily Herald from Carroll, Iowa on September 20, 1938 · Page 1
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Carroll, Iowa
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Tuesday, September 20, 1938
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CAREOLL BAIJX HERALD THE ONLY DAILY NEWSPAPER IN AN INLAND EMPIRE OF EIGHT COUNTIES RIGHT PAGES TODAY CARROLL, IOWA, TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 1938 VOL. LXIX. NUMBER CZECHOSLOVAK GOVERNMENT REPLIES- Franco-British Plan Thoug 10 Killed in New Rail Crash Two Southern . Pacific Crack J Trains Collide One Was on Siding Miles East of Niland, Calif. 11 Sixtv Persons Injured in Crash — Faulty Switch Blamed Nlluiid, Calif., UP) -Ten persons were killed and at least sixty injured today in the collision of two Southern Pacific passenger trains on a siding at Tortuga, a switching point eleven miles enst of here. Officials said sifter a prelimin- 1 ary- investigation that a faulty j switch probably shunted the west-! hound Argonaut onto the siding; where the east-bound Californian 1 waited for it to pass. i PRAGUE DECLARES 'EMERGENCY' —In order to insure peace within, the Prague government declared a three-month nationwide "state of emergency" in Czechoslovakia, extending' the martial law it first instituted in the Sudeten regions. In the radio- photo above, Czech soldiers are seen marching in a street in Reichenbcrg, a Sudeten town. (NEA Radiophoto) O'Connor's Fate At Stake in Last 'Purge' Attempt New York Congressman Seeks Both GOP and Demo Nominations Was Termed By Roosevelt Most Effective Obstructionist This is the fourth major rail disaster to take place in the United States since June 19, after three years in which only ten fare-paid passengers were killed on major railroads. On that date, June 19, the | crack Milwaukee road Olympian plunged through a flood-weakened bridge over a dry gulch near j Miles City, Montana, carrying thirty-one persons to their death and injuring scores of other passengers and members of the crew. One week later to the day this same* train, said to have run •through orders, crashed into a work train bearing CCC workers, killing one youth and injuring several others. This crash took place near Ingomftr, Mont. August first saw! two crashes, one between the crack New York Central trains, Mercury and Commodore Vande'rbilt near Toledo, Ohio, when one train grazed an automobile and backed up allowing the second to crash into the rear end. Thirty-eight persons were injured in this crash. The second of the August first crashes was by far the worst—but it took place on the Island of Jamaica so it is not rated aa a domestic rail disaster. In this accident, the first of two engines pulling a long passenger train around a curve slowed up and was derailed by the force of the back engine. Sixty persons were killed. Prior to the first Olympian crash statistics of the American railroads showed that in sixty- two previous years only 1120 persons had been killed in rail disasters. Europe At a Glance (By The Associated Press) Prague, Czechoslovakia —Border clashes said by Czechoslovak government to have been started by Sudeten Germans threatened peace as Prague debated the Chamber­ lain-Daladier peace plan. ltci'lln, Germany —German official news agency blames clashes on Czechoslovakia. GtMieva, Switzerland — Soviet Russia reported to have promised support to Czechoslovakia if she resists German attempts to take Sudetenland. London, England —Prime Minister Chamberlain ready for second talk with Adolf Hitler as soon as Prague reply received. Paris, France- —France reported to have told Czechoslovakia she would not fight. Moscow, Russia— Soviet's press assails Chamberlain-Daladier plan. Warsaw, Poland —Poland moves to pave way for annexation of Polish region of Czechoslovakia. TO OMAHA STORE William Hamilton is leaving Wednesday morning for Omaha, whore ho has a position in the shoe department of the J. G. Ten* ney Store, Rebels Shift Air Attacks New Sector Madrid UP) —Twelve persons wore killed today and about sixty injured in the first insurgent air raid thus far on Alcoy, important town twenty miles northwest of Alicante. Ten Savola (Italian made) bombers, attacked the town and destroyed several buildings including a textile factory. AfiM&S (By The Associated Press) The success or failure of presidential efforts to defeat Chairman John J. O'Connor of the House Rules Committee, was being determined today by voters of New York City's east side tenements and penthouses. O'Connor, whom Mr. Roosevelt recently termed "one of the most effective obstructionists" in the House, sought both democratic and republican nominations for a ninth term. The double contest was about the only one given national aspect in today's primaries in New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts and Wisconsin- It was the president's fourth—and final — attempt, in this year's primaries to unseat lawmakers whom he called conservatives. He lost democratic senatorial battles in South Carolina, Georgia and Maryland. James H. Fay, supported by Mr. Roosevelt, was O'Connor's democratic opponent. v 81 Planning To Be At Three-Quarter Century Banquet Registrations for the annual Throe-Quarter Century Club banquet, which is to be held at 12 o'clock noon at tho Lutheran Church parlors in Carroll Thursday, totaled eighty-one when tho final reservation cards arrived at the Daily Herald and Times of­ fice'Monday evening. This banquet will consequently bo slightly larger than the affair last year when a few more than seventy were present. As usual, the guests of the Carroll newspapers will he given'the free banquet and a brief program complimentary to them and to the part they havo played in tho development of the community—for all members of this club are past seventy-five years of age. Arrangements haye been made with the Rev. P. T. Lynch, pastor of St. Joseph's Church in Carroll, to preside at this banquet and to >talk briefly to the guests. Father Lynch has only within the week returned from a three-month visit to his boyhood home in Ireland WHERE RULERS MEET— Adolf Hitler and Neville Chamberlain chose Godesberg, on the Rhine, for the second historic meeting. It was at this momentous conference that Chamberlain was to answer demands made by Hitler during their first n'.eeting at Der Fuehrer's mountain retreat near Berchtesgaden. Diplomatic circles believed Britain and France would let Hitler have his way in Czechoslovakia. Trainmen Killed When 76-Car Freight Derails in East Bust Deertield, Mass. UP)— Two members of the train crew were killed and two others injured early today when the engine and four cars of a seventy-six-car Boston and Maine freight train were derailed. Fatally injured were Fireman C. G, Bixby and Brakeman C. E. Whitehead, both of Springfield. Storm Signals Ordered Up on Carolina Coast Hurricanes of Great Force Due to Pass East Of Cape Hatteras ! Jacltsonvi Lie, Fla. ( IP ) —T h e ! weather bureau today ordered northeast storm warnings displayed along .the North Carolina Coast and said a tropical, hurricane of "great intensity" would pass east of Cape Hatteras tonight. The bureau at 8:30 a. m., C. S. T., said the storm, which yesterday menaced south Florida, now was moving north, northwestward or northward about seventeen miles per hour. The center of the hurricane, the weather bureau said, was about 300 miles east of Zero Beach, Fla., at 7 a. m. The exact location was given at latitude, 28 degrees north and longitude, 75 degrees west. (NBA Radiophoto) ENGLAND AND FRANCE CONFER ... IN PERSON—Invited hy the British government, Premier Edouard Daladier, of France, and tils Foreign Minister, Georges Bonnet, flew to London to begin personal confrrent es with members of tlw British Cabinet over Adolf Hitler's Czechoslovakia demands. The radiophoto above shows thair arrival and welcome at Croydon Airport, England. Left to right are British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain; Lord Halifax, British Foreign Secretary; Premier Dalad'or ami Georges Bonnet. Grand fury Indicts 10 For Prison Cell Deaths Rombough Gives Annual Talk to Carroll Rotary Tells Club 1938 Grid Squad Has Spirit—And Good Possibilities and it is possible that he may include demlnlscencos of his travcus In the remarks he will make to the club members, although his subject and tho length of his talk are to be of his choosing. The banquet will begin promptly at 12 o'clock, noon tj and will be served by tho Lutheran Ladies Aid. Following the dinner and in conjunction with Fattier Lynch s talk, Mrs. Carroll A. Lane will present a small group of ladies in old familiar songs—doubtless the same songs these elderly guests have learned and enjoyed at one time or another during their lives. The entire program Is designed for the enjoyment of the guests and out of respect to their yoars. Following it the afternoon may bo spent in visiting and they will be free to go to their homos whenever they wish. Some of the members are bringing a younger person as guest to this banquet. These guests must pay for their dlnuers, but for the members themselves— everything is free. Police Search Career of Slain Labor Leader Arthur C. Shading Killed By Assassin's Bullet * Monday Night St. Louis UP) —Police sought today to find in the colorful tur- bulant career of Arthur C. Schad- ing a clue to tho sluyers of tho fil-year-old St, Louis labor leader. Schaditig, militant * business agent for local No. 1 of the A. F. L., affiliated electrical workers union, was shot to death last night, as he left the union's headquarters. A bitter fight was centered about Schading within his union for more than a year. In addition, he figured in an intense jurisdictional dispute with the sigh hangers union and recently had been at odds with the teamsters union over servicing of electric phonographs. Wallace Braves Vermont to Talk Demo Politics Says Party Leaders Have Shown They Stand For Agriculture Burlington, Vt., (.IP)— Asserting that "to thousands of farm people over the northern United States it IB becoming more and more apparent that most democratic leaders stand for agricultural justice." Henry A. Wallace, secretary of agriculture, today urged .Vermonters to "carry your state for the democratic ticket." In a prepared address at Vermont democratic! state convention Wallace cited what he described as "some of the ways in which national democratic policies are truly representative of Vermont's character." Striker Armies Ordered to Tie Up N^Y. Trucks New York City (IP)-—An army of "outlaw" truck strikers, loon strong, spread through the city today to tighten the slx-day-olcl strike in vital centers. "Tie-up 500 trucks by 5 p. m." The strike leaders exhorted the men in the so-called "unauthorized" walk-out which has partially paralyzed all trucking transportation in New York City except for perishable foods, medical supplies and newsprint. F. M. Rombough, high school athletic director, was the guest speaker at the weekly Rotary meeting Monday evening, making his annual appearance to discuss football prospects and personalities. Coach Rombough prefaced his talk by thanking the Rotary Club for its consistent support of the athletic department and the encouragement given the boys, calling particular attention to the work of S. S. Kudsk and Wm. E. Schmich, the latter a guest at this meeting, in selling nearly 120 season tickets for the home football card just before the game last Friday. Rombough went on to point out that this year's squad is characterized by a team-spirit that is unusually strong and that he has been greatly impressed by the enthusiasm the boys have shown for the game. Despite weak spots which he does not deny, the athletic director says he believes this year's organization has the makings of a splendid team. The program was in charge of Dr. R. F. Bards, program chairman. Guests of the club at this meeting were: Win. R. Schmich, Carrol); the Rev. Wm. R. Yingling. Carroll; Dr. VV. O. Harless, Ames, Synod Executive of the Presbyterian Church of Iowa; Dr. Clarence M. Wallace, Ames, State Director of Christian Education; Dr. Gilbert Vorrhles, Fairfield, field representative of the Presbyterian National Board of Missions; A. C. Fuller of Cedar Falls, pasi district governor of Rotary, and the speaker, F. M. Rombough. B. C. Rai'fety attended the meeting as a new member for the first time. iMurder and Manslaughter Are Charged i — Warden and Deputy War- i Poland and Hungary Seek Unofficial Hint Says Reservations': Have Been Made Acceptance in Principle "< Believed in Czech Reply Observer Thinks Plan To Be Subject for More Negotiations - Prague, Czechoslovakia (IP)— The Czechoslovak government announced tonight it had delivered > its reply to Britain and France on' their proposals to end the Euro-' pean crisis and that it considered the way was left open to further • "diplomatic negotiations." RESERVATIONS An unofficial but informed, source said the note "is acceptance in principle, but makes a numbef of important reservations." c The note replied to communij cations delivered Monday morning by the British and French minis-" ters embodying an agreement reached by the premiers of Britain and France in London Sunday. CESSATION INCLUDED * London dispatches said the proposals had included cessation of Czech's Sudeten areas to Germany and other terms. The communique was believed t7) bear out widespread predictions that Czechoslovakia would neither itccept or reject the proposals to slice off her Sudeten areas at the behest of Reichsfeuhrer Hitler, but. would take the position that the Anglo-French plan was useful as a basis for further discussion. 1 .;: # * # Czechs in Last Minute Effort To Secure Aid i Britain and France Will i Not Fight—Russia Doubtful f den Chief Among Those Named MRS. filtKCiOltY HOMK Mrs. 11, A. Gregory relumed Tuesday morning after spending nearly two weeks at points in Missouri and Kansas. After visiting her son, Joseph Gregory, who attends St. Louis University, she went to Washington, Mo., to visit relatives of Mr. Gregory. Sue was also at Kansas City, where sho visited her brother, Joe Cunning- J there, but ham, that night. CHINESE ENVOY A CORNELL GRAD —Dr. Hu Shih, I Chinese educator and Cornell University graduate, above, has been appointed Ambassador to the United States by the Chinese Government to succeed Dr. C. T. Wang, who recently resigned. Dr. Shih is at present attending the sessions of the League of Nations in Geneva, Switzerland. Barkley Will Speak in Iowa, 5 Other States Demo Senate Majority Leader Not to Draw Line Against Any Washington (.V) S e n a t o r Barkley (I) t, Kentucky, majority leader, said today he bad accepted invitations to speak for democratic senatorial nominees in Iowa, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, K a n- sas, Illinois and Ohio. He added he might take on more if lie found lie could spare the lime from his own campaign. Harkley said lie would draw no line between administration-supported nominees and those who bad been opposed by the administration. Philadelphia (A 1 )— Murder and manslaughter indictments were returned today by the grand jury against ten officials and guards of the Philadelphia county prison where four convicts recently died from heat in punishment cells. Those indicted included William B. Mills, superintendent of the prison, and Frank A. Craven, deputy warden. James McGuire, captain of guards, and Francis J. Smith and Alfred W. Brough, guards, also were indicted on murder and manslaughter charges. Self-Determination For Minorities Frost Reported In Iowa Again Monday Night Carroll One of Low Points But No Damage Has Been Reported Pes Moines Up) —Frost, struck northern and northwestern Iowa last night for the second time in forty-eight hours, the weather bureau reported today. No crop damage reports have been received as yet, the bureau said. Tho mercury was one degree below freezing at Inwood last night which reported frost and the coldest, reading in the state. Carroll, Sioux City and Atlantic also reported light frost. The bureau said temperatures this morning ranged from seven to twenty degrees below normal. Fair and warmer weather is iu store for Iowa tonight and tomorrow, the bureau reported. London. ( ip) —Czechoslovakia made last minute efforts to get Soviet Russian support against Adolf Hitler's demands today while new complications were in-' jected into the crisis by border clashes and by visits of Hungarian and Polish envoys to Hitler at Berchtesgaden. STALLING FOR TIME "jj! The border clashes, coming * while Czechoslovakia stalled for '*|! time on the Chamberlain-Daladier plan for ceding Sudetenland to Germany, kept Europe keyed to war dangers. f ^ A German communique said \; Premier Bela Imredi and Foreign Jv Minister Koloman von Kanya of 'f, Hungary had placed before Hitler a| a demand that the 700,000 Hun-" ! | garians in Czechoslovakia be given | the right of self determination. -if POLAND ALSO I Poland's views were under- 0 Czechs— s (Continued oo Page 8) % Dewey Granted Transfer of 2nd Hines Graft Trial Now York (IP) — Supreme Court Justice Ferdinand Pecora today granted District Attorney Thomas K. Dewey's request for transfer of the second trial of James J. Hlnes, Tammany district leader, to the court of general sessions. TO SIOUX CITY Mr. and Mrs. Frank Belter, Nick Beiter, F. H. Richardson and Mrs. Mury Nestle motored to Sioux City Sunday to see William McPherson, who is very ill at his homo. Mrs. Nestle remained the others returned County School Men Attend Tri-County Institute Day The Weather lit Carroll Monday's high Monday's low : At noon today — „88-» Frost Forecast Iowa -Fair tonight and nesday; not so cool In extr*m» west and north-central porUooi County Supt. H. H. Linton, together with Supt. A. C. Lee of Manning, Supt. R. A. KlUlan of Glidden, Supt. K. B. Koch of Arcadia and Supt. C. 13. Christian of j tonight; warmer Wednesday*; Coon Rapids are spending today in Storm Lake, attending a tri-county institute, which includes teachers from Duena Vista, Calhoun aud Pocahontas counties. Weather A. Year It was clear a year The temperature at 7 a. t>3 and high for the day

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