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! if ! Two ' COURIER-POST, CAMDEN, N. J SATURDAY, MARCH 4, 1939 1 1 I Broun: , Naming of Cardinal Pa-celli as Pope Seen as Check v on Sweep of Fascism; Hope for '' Peace Indicated. seems distinctly possible that the sweep of Fascism 1 has been definitely checked, not. by some line of fortifications or airplane armada, but by the ballots cast in the Conclave of Cardinals. In its choice of a new Pope the Catholic Church has very definitely re-. . Jected the theory of isolation. Cardinal PacellL functioned ns a diplomat in his role as "Papal Secretary of State. As Pope Pius XII it is fair to assume that he, will be no ivory Tower leader of his vast congregation. In a strict sense, "isolation" is : not; within the Catholic philosophy, since the Church is international in its membership and has welcomed Into its fold men and women of all races and nationalities. But ' dispatches from abroad have Indicated that both Mussolini and Hitler desired the election of someone venerable and far removed from the world's actualities. It-would have pleased the dictators had the new Pope been a Cardinal temperamentally inclined to state spiritual doctrine without underJining the manner in' which it might-be implemented into immediate and concrete action by men and nations. Pope Pius XII has traveled widely in the service- of his Church. He has observed both the Americas at first hand and talked with our President. There may be a great significance in his choice of the name Pius, for here, at least, is a ( hint that he will follow in the footsteps of the late Pontiff in vigorously opposing the the ories of racial prejudice enun- ciated by Hitler. , Italian dispatches, before the decision of the Cardinals, indicated that Mussolini was opposed to the election of Pacelli, and already he. has been attacked by lhe controlled press of the Nazfs. Here are hopeful signs, andjt is encouraging to-remember that it was Cardinal Pacelli who was instrusted with carrying through -the peace pleas of Pope Benedict before the ending of the World War. I think that (he chance- for . peace in our own days has been improved by the fact that the spiritual leader, . of more than 300,000,000 men and women on the face of the' earth is vigorous in' mind and body. Both Catholics and non-. Catholics will pray that j his, talents and abilities will pro-. mote the kind of peace which l- can be made by curtailing the fantastic dreams and schemes of aggressor statesmen. Any other kind of peace will be written only in water which will soon change to blood. . Of course, it would be both reckless and presumptuous to j attempt any detailed predic-' tion as to the probable policies of the new Pope. But already there is palpable Indication that the Catholic Church is In ho mood to temporize or accept mandates, or""cven hints, ' from the bullies of our day, ' In its own tradition and structure the Catholic Church represents an eternal barrier to narrow . nationalism. It is committed to the great vision of universal fellowship and fraternity brought into the world by Jesus. Hitler has a plan but t wars at every point with the plan of Christ. Not even the most ar-dent. Catholic would say that "Whe Intentions of Jesus have been fulfilled to the hilt. But it is a way of life, which has endured for centuries. It will be with us when such a word as "Fascism" is forgotten. Quite recently I talked to a newspaper friend of mine who is now a priest. I said to him that I wanted to know if there was anything in Catholicism which stood in the way of any person who believed in politi-,cal and economic progressives. And my friend smiled and answered: "Don't you -realize that you're a little naive, Hey-wood? You like to call yourself a radical, but the doctrines of , the" Church to which I belong . imply so many deep changes in human relationship that when they are accomplished -- and they will be your notions will be nothing more than an outmoded pink liberalism." Whenever the Church militant begins to march there is no force in the armaments of, dictators which can stay . its progress. HEYWOOD BROUN. LOCAL WEATHER REPORT V. S. Weather Bureau. Philadelphia. Fa. March 3. 19311 ' '' a.m. . - p.m.- Data 7. .'!0 Noon 7.W Barometer, sea level ....,'1(1.43 So. 43 30.37-Temperature dry bulh ..31.2 , 41. R liS.l Temperature, wet bulb ..27.0 32.7 32.0 Humidity, percentage ...5fi S3 5 Precipitation, lnchja .... 0 ' o o Wind direction S. SW, S. Wind velocity ,4 Hi l.V Weather condition Clear Clear Cldv lushest wind 2o mil per hour from the South at 6.1(5 P. M. Sunshine 11.4 houra. or 100' percent. Wjheat temperature 45 degrees at 4.00 P. M. i rllnhest temperature this data last 68 years (10231 "3. - Lowest temperature CO derrees at 6.00 A. M. Lowest temperatiira this date last 68 years t 1S801 10. Average temperature today 3? derrees. NOTE Average temperature from midnight to 7.30 p. m. When 24-bour value differs, accumulated departure changed to agree on next day'e report. Average tetr.perat.ure this date last year oQ degree. , Normal for this date 37 degrees. Kxcess lnee March 1st. 11 degrees. " Kxcesa since January 1st. 231 degrees. . Total Preclpltat on since March 1st 0 Iniches. - Total Precipitation sine January 1st 10. Kg Inches. Excess ainca January 1st 3.(14 Inches. S- TREASURY STATEMENT i- Washington, March 4 CINS) Treasury balance as of March 2, $3,338,255,975.53; Internal revenue, S10.C72.289.17; customs receipts, $2,256,223.72. f n A ... ' r . Europe Sees Even AIMS OF DICTATORS HELD DETE Increase in Democratic Arms Intensifies Pressure for i Future Negotiations j I Editor's Nqte: This is the sixth and concluding dispatch in the series on the design of peace since Munich. By JOE ALEX MORRIS j I'niled I'ress Foreign w Editor Europe has about an even chance of avoiding war in 1939. That is the off-the-rec'ord opinion of diplomats" who have given their views to correspondents abroad in numerous private conversations in the five months since the peace or Munich. A composite of those views, as contrasted to public declarations which necessarily are colored by political considerations, would be something like this: ! Fundamentally, the question or war or peace depends on whether the so-called dictatorial nations Germany, Italy and Japan--are seeking meerly equality with the democratic bloc or whether they expect to dominate the world by force. I There may be threats and coun ter-threats, international crises and economic wars, out in tne pattern of peace that issue is most likely to be the "fighting line ' on wnicn me great powers will stand in the coming months. Cause of Tension Increases At Munich five months ago,the struggle of the dictatorial or "have not" nations for a greater share in the world's wealth built up a war hysteria that came close to starting major conflict, bince Munich, the fundamental underlying causes of tension have continued and, In some ways, been intensified. Thus, the reason or basis of con flict remains as great or greater than before the four big European powers met at Munich.i But there s nhis difference the nations forming what .we call .the demo cratic front have armed to resist. British army, air and navy ex penditures are shooting up to marks unprecedented since the World War. France has speeded un the training of reserves for Europe's most formidable army Tower of Arms shifted Those and other developments have re-established the European balance of power, which had been top-heavy in favor of Britain and France for more than a decade after the World War, but which swung suddenly in favor of Ger many and Italy after 1935 because of the peculiar circumstances sur rounding creation or a great Nazi air force. " There has been a powerful re flection of this situation in the in creasingly stern statements made publicly by leaders of. the democratic bloc. There are three main dangers of war under the present circumstances. First, a "preventive war" by the powerful democratic nations on the grounds that it is necessary to crush the dictatorships now in order-to avoid being crushed later. This possibility is exceedingly remote. . ; Second, an accidental frontier clash that would Atouch off the highly developed preparation for war against the will of all concerned, j Third, an Internal explosion In one of the. dictatorial nations that would force that nation's leaders to attempt a risky military adventure in order to remain in power at home. i Fourth, a considered decision by the dictatorial bloc that the threat of a vastly destructive war agaiq would force the democracies to givl, way as they did at Munich. i ' LAND ARBITERS SEND MEXICAN CLAIMS FORMS El Paso, Tex: (UP) The Agra rian Claims commission has sent 200 questionaries to Americans involved in Mexican farm land expropriation as the first step in. determining payments the Mexican government shall make to American land holders whose property has been seized. When the questiannaires have been returned L. M. Lawson and Gustavo P. Serrano, American and Mexican commissioners respectively, will sit as a fact-finding board in Mexico City to fix the value of the land expropriated by Mexico. Lawson and Serrano returned recently from Mexico City. where they organized their respective sections of the claims commission. In the meantime, Lawson, boundary commissioner in El Paso, has returned to his job supervising projects being carried out by the Lboundary commission on the bor der notably the $4,000,000 canalization project of the Rio Grande river. The largest number of farms affected by agrarian seizures are on the West Mexican coast and near Vera Cruz. The work of the commission is scheduled to be completed by June 1, 1939. . The Mexican government has agreed to pay $1,000,000 a year until the amount set by the commission has been paid. j PAST AND PRESENT LINK TRIPS OLD-TIME COWBOY Butte, Mont. (UP) Old-time cowboys have a hard time maintaining the link between the past and the present. William J. Blon-dino, deciding on an auto instead of his horse for a trip to town, was arrested and jailed for drunken driving. : As he pined in his cell for the open spaces, the police allowed him, to sell his car and pay his $50 fine. Returning to his horse, he broke his ankle trying to mount it and was taken to the hospital. Death Notices (Additional Deaths In ClaaaiBed Section) KIRK BRIDE On March 4, 1939. Ida; beloved daughter ot the late Charles H. and Anne Klrkbrlde. ot 33 E. Knight Ave.. Coillnsawood. N. J.. are 85 year. Relatives and frianda ot he family ara invited to attend the funeral service on Tuenday. at 1 P. m.t at the residence of her nephew. Charlea H. Ktrkbride. Woodland .Avk., Thnrofare, N. J. Interment at Femwood Cemetery. Friends may call Monday evening, after 7 O'clock. 111 EXTENSION OF Goes to Moscow I .... . in, ' J x-- ' j " ' s f ) ( X ft '' feRi&Tfti)Mi hi wmmttmmmm LAURENCE A. STEINIIARDT? Moscow, March 4 (UP) iAurence A. Steinhardt, U. S. Ambassador to Peru, i has been approved by the Soviet government as the new Ambassador from, the United States. Steinhardt, a nephew of Samuel Untermyer, served two ambassadorial terms under President Roosevelt,: first as minister to Sweden from 1933 to 1937 and at Lima as Ambassador since 1937. . j Although no official announcement was made it was learned Soviet officials indicated they would welcome his appointment to fill the U. S. embassy post vacant since January 7, when Ambassador Joseph E. Davies was transferred to Brussels, i ! G. 0. P. Leader Asks Rejection of Hague (Continued from Tage One) precede creation for Hague, Jr., of a place upon our highest court has, I believe, awakened a sudden and resentful public consciousness of the degree, to which jwe are permitting some to trifle with our highest court. j ; "The Hague, Jr., appointment, in my opinion, is the quintessence of misuse of the machinery of our po litical system, it cannot fail m deadly way to be productive of popular distrust of our high judi ciary when confidence tin and re spect for our tribunals needs to be maintained at the highest pos sible level. ! Termed Final Straw "There always is a final straw which breaks the camel's back. If there exists public suspicion that it is possible to 'pack'! our courtsJ and subject them to political manipulation, - this appointment will serve to confirm that suspicion in a harsh, blunt and very unpleas ant way. - - ', "If there ever' was a judicial appointment which is against pub lie policy for very obvious reasons, this is such a one. "The people of New Jersey want very much to believe in their court system. It is important that they should. One very good way in which to reaffirm that their confidence in the New Jersey judiciary is not misplaced would be for .the benate to reject this appointment. Meanwhile, Governor Moore re fused a request by the New Jersey Civil Liberties Union to withdraw the nomination. In a reply to the organization, Moore. said: "I regret that I cannot subscribe to the doctrine that a-free - born American citizen should not have the right to work out his own : salvation and prove his mettle." Archey IX ' Ball, , chairman of the organization, wrote the Gov ernor, declaring appointment of the son of the Jersey City Mayor and Democratic state, leader "is no less than a most bra2en disregard of the rights and needs of the entire public." Discredit to Court Seen "We urge you to reconsider and withdraw this appointment," Ball continued. "We assure you that the seating of such a person in our court of errors and appeals 1 must necessarily discredit that pourt. the entire judicial system Under which it operates, ; not necessarily because of any act or deficiency of the appointee, but purely because of his affiliations." i. Ball ! identified young Hague as one who is not merely Hague- endorsed, but is actually a member of the immediate Hague family." He declared that "in view of the long and notorious Hague record of curtailment of civil liberties and anti-labor action and legislation, no Hague - endorsed candidate can possibly receive or retain public confidence." Confirmation Indicated The spokesman said his organization wished to remind the Gov ernor "that it is essential to the well-being of the State that our judicial system receive and retain the most Implicit confidence of the entire community." Opposition to the nomination has come largely from labor-supporting organizations. Senate leaders have considered a public hearing, but say objections to the younger Hague have not appeared sufficient to warrant such procedure. anere are indications the name will be reported favorably by the judiciary committee next week and confirmation will follow a week later.'- SIGHTLESS MAN SKATES AND SKIIS SUCCESSFULLY Brookville, Pa. tUP) Buxeess Harold W. Thompson of Brookville, doesn't let the handicap of blindness stand between him and bis enjoyment of Winter sport. , JMgntiess since childhood. Thomp son is an ardent skating and skiing tan. Ana not m the passive sense of the word - He is reputed to be a better than average skater and skiing is one of his latest accomplishments." He walks to his office every day unaided and he is said to be more familiar with his town than many a resident who can see. . , Chance S TO ROUTINE AFTER STI Selection of Secretary of State Awaited by Nations; 7 Policy to Be Set ! By REYNOLDS PACKARD - United Press Staff Correspondent Vatican City, March 4. Diplo mats throughout Europe awaited the appointment of a secretary of state by . Pope Pius XII today, in the belief that they might deduce the course 'of the hew Pontiff's world policy. There was considerable surprise when the Pope did not name his secretary of state yesterday. The delay was taken to mean he had not made up his mind regarding an appointment which was bound to be taken by the diplomatic world as of great significance. Three had been mentioned for the post. Luigi Cardinal Maglione, prefect of the Congregation of the Council, a former papal nuncio to Switzerland and then to France, was most prominently mentioned. He was regarded as second only to the new Pope in diplomatic skill. Francesco Cardinal Marmaggl, connected ;' foi? 16 years, with , the secretariat of state and later nuncio to Roumania, ' Czechoslovakia and Poland, and Federico Cardinal Tedeschini, under secretary i of state during ,the World War, and ntmcio to Madrid under the monarchy and during the early years of the republic, were the others. Vatican ' Routine Resumed - No public ceremonies were set for today and officials of the Vati can were able to get back to rou tine duties, interrupted when Pop nus xi died .Feb. 10. The new Pope held the usual set audiences. . He was understood to have received as his first visitor this morning Msgr. Dominic Tar dini, under secretary of state for extraordinary affairs. It was expected that the Pope would receive members of his fam ily today and, if he had time, take his usual hour's walk in. the Vatican gardens. Cardinals who are returning to their duties in other parts of Italy also were to bid him farewell until his corona tion, set for March 12. The Pope's first act after the conclave of cardinals at which he was elected Thursday was to tele phone his sister Giuseppinak wife of Prof. Ettore Mengarini. He was so overcome . with emotion after talking to her that he was com pelled to rest on a bed for a time Hears News on Radio The Pppe's other sister Miss Elis- abetta Pacelli, heard the. news, of the election over the' radio. She said she was not excited because she had felt he would be elected Professor Mengarini and his wife have a daughter, Maria, a widow. who has three sons including five year-old, twins. Her husband En rico Caprilli, an engineer, died on the island of Elba: last July. The Pope has also four nephews living in Rome. Three are sons of his brother Marquis Francesco Pa ceili, who died recently. One of them, Carlo, is a councillor of Vati can City. I The others, Marcantonio and Giuliio, are members of the Noble Guard of the papal gen darmene. The fourth, Arnaldo Mengarini is an engineer. It was disclosed today that Pope Pius XI had j left to his successor the chalice and gold plated platen, or shallow dish, with which he celebrated niass during the 17 years oi nis reign. It was believed that the new Pope would use them. It was said, in semi-official quar ters today that Pope Pius XII ob tained 35. votes on the first ballot in the; elective conclave. On the second, it was said he received 40 of the 42 votes necessary for a two thirds majority, and on the third he received 61 all but his own. He voted for Cardinal Granito Pigna telli di Belmbnte, dean of the Sa cred College CO-ED MATCHES MEN . IN ENGINEERING CLASS tjieveiana lujrj .Twenty years old and determined, pretty Vir ginia Francis is working toward a degree in chemical engineering. Virginia, a ireshman, is the onlv gin siuuent in r enn college s engi neermg division. Although she works as a cost accountant in the day time and atends school at night, she often makes higher grades than her male classmates.. In addition to a combined col lege-business career, she is the col lege newspaper'es advertising man ager, the basketball team's mas coti and she swims and plays ten nis.- .. "I look, upon this course not only as a msans to a more interesting me ano a Deuer iivennooa later on, but j also as a test of my own intelligence," energtic Miss Francis said. 1 ''Of course, I contemplate matri mony and if the right man comes along i would marry him. But l would want to continue with engineering," she added. RENEGADE LONGHORN. DIES AFTER FULL LIFE Lawton. Okla. (UP) An old longhorn ' With a twisted horn which 20 years ago was a wild ren egade of the South Texas brush-lands, died peacefully in the Wich ita Mountains Wildlife refuge. one oi three survivors of the original longhorn herd brought to tne Federal preserve in 1927. the big roan was one of the hardest outlaws to corral hi roundups near Edinburgh, Tex. George E. Mushbach. superin tendent of the Biological Survey refuge, recalled the cow's history. He said; that range riders referred to her as that "educated longhorn." She grew wary of men in her youth, kept to the Texaf brush and escaped many roundups before she finally was captured and shimed to the Wichita as part of an exhibition herd. : , Weak and gaunt from aee. the big roan the last several years had been pampered and permitted to munch cotton cake and-hay until sne aiea or oia age. ' ! T 1 RETURN m 1 of Avoiding Armed Conflict Pope in Less than 24 hours after his '.:;' ,-'.'ev& S - ' f J ' ss, s 9f .S. sSt.SfWlfSJssW,- .. - - s '! s - "s- - s" S S.Xs If 2 WIS s s UJ ' - k- nil- M 1 ?r? i ""''"' ' """nriirni l. fc. s, ,s, .sA f . f . M -Ml , 'J In which he indicated support of the policies of the late Pius . XI, declaring that he hoped "for that peace for which our predecessor prayed and for which he offered his life to God." Radiophoto shows the broadcast acene in the Sistine Chapel. Pius XII Speedily Advanced In Reigns of Four Other Popes Abilities Won Recognition When Youns. Priest: L. (Editor's Note: Following Is the second of a series of biographical sketches on - Pipe Pius XII.) ' By ELEANOR PACKARD (Copyriitht, 1939, United Prs) Vatican City, March 4. Msgr Pietro Gasparri gazed thoughtfully at a tall young man striding through the Vatican gardens in the last days of the reign of Pope Leo XIII.- The young man-was almost six feet tall and he walked with his hands clasped behind his back, his long face bent iri meditation. But his step was firm and, behind sil ver-rimmed spectacles, his eyes burned with determination. r CJaspari, at the start of a career leading to the robes of a cardiria and the post of papal secretary of state, was wise in the ways of diplomacy and of men. He saw i promise of great things in youth ful Eugeriio Pacelli... As. secretary of the Congregation of Extraordinary Ecclesiastical Affairs, he need ed the sharp, clear mind of Eugenio -and In return the wise old states man guided his protege far on the road that ended this week with his election as Pope Pius XII. Ability Soon Noticed Always it seemed, the young Eu genio's ability attracted the atten tion of those with whom he came in contact. And always his natural inclination toward scholarly and ec clesiastical activities, was being diverted to problems of administra tion, of worldly affairs. It had been that way when he was in school and last Thursday evening when dusk closed down on St. -Peter's Square an old man who remembered the youth's conflicting desires knelt with tears in his eyes as the new Pope solemnly gave his first blessing to the Eter nal City and to the world. "I was his teacher," 81 -year-old Antonio Nevianl related after he heard the voice of Pius XII. "I remember him I can almost see him again sitting in the second seat of the second class, his head bent over his books. Looks Into Past He hesitated and' his old eyes looked back through the years. "Yes. I always felt it." he said. "I feel that a mysterious voice told me that Eugenio would Sit on the throne of St. Peter." So Cardinal Vannutelli may have felt about Eugenio when he sup- ported the youths father, Filippo Pacelli, in urging the young man not to became a Jesuit as he desired. V So Gasparri may have felt when, after careful tutelage and encouragement by Cardinal. Vannutelli, Eugenio's work at the congregation attracted his attention. - . Set to work as an ordinary clerk In what roughly corresponds to the foreign ministry of a lay govern ment, Eugenio surprised his friends and superiors with a tremendous energy that permitted him to get through an extraordinarily heavy schedule every day. His inner energy also caused him to take a professional post at. his alma mater, the pontifical seminary of Saint Ap-polinarius. Painstaking in Duties His work at the seminary widen ed his knowledge of canonical law but he was so painstaking in his duties that Gasparri prevailed upon him to give up the extra burden in order to devote all of his time to diplomatic affairs at the Vatican. Gasparri was rapidly coming into prominence in these early years of the Twentieth Century that were forerunners of. the fame he was to acquire later in such diplomatic missions as negotiation with Pre mier Mussolini of the Lateran ac cords which ended 59 years of strife, between Church and State In Italy. Under his direction, Eugenio rose in Influence and position. He became a member of the high com mission dealing with extraordinary church affairs. Several years later, Gasparri entrusted him with his first major task which was completing and scientifically reorganizing canon law. Eugenio's contribution to this task was of great importance and Vatican officials viewed it as essential to the drawing up of a new code of canon law, which was published in 1917. During the last ypars of the reign of Pope Leo Xm, Gasparri Father Persuaded Him Against Becoming Jesuit; Authority On Canon Law Radio Plea to All elevation, Pope Pius XII delivered ,1 ihadlbeen elevated to, the College of Cardinals and made undersecretary of state. Eugenio, in return, was promised to be undersecretary of extraordinary affairs, a post in which he continued under Pope PiuS sX. Pius X, too, was impressed by the young undersecretary and he made him his personal prelate. . Student of History , In these years, Eugenio devoted almost all of ; his spare' time to studv of history and political geography. He asked Piux X for permission to resume his teaching and his request was granted. On Cardinal Gasparri's recommendation, he was given the chair of canon law I at the Pontifical Academy of Noble Ecclesiastics. These double duties, he continued until 1914 and at the same time managed to collaborate with .Cardinal GasDarri in writing books. One of these was a juridical work entitled "Person ality and Territoriality of Laws with Special Attention ,to Canon Law" It was published in 1912 and is considered an outstanding treatise on canon law. u r In1 1910, Eugenio made his first trip abroad in an official capacity -a jforerunner of his voyages to almost every part ot the world In later years as papal legate under Pope Piux XI. He was ia mernhpr of. the pontifical mission headed by cardinal Granito Pignatelli, pres ent dean of the sacred (College of uaroinais, wnicn . represented the Vatican at the coronation of Kins oeorge v and yueen Mary in London. ! Honored in 1914 When Benedict XV became Pone in 1914, he made Eugenio the sec retary general of the Holy Congregation, a post second in import ance . only to that of . papal secretary of state ! In the Vatican diplomatic branch. The fact that Benedict XV was essentially a ro- litical Pontiff made the post still more important and the Pope fre quently expressed his admiration of the 'lability and prudence of his secretary general. It ! has been a testament to the brilliance of Pius XII that every Pope entering the Vatican almost immediately gave him full confi dence and advanced him rapidly In nis career. . Benedict XV, one of four Popes under whom he served, was so gratified by Eugenio's work that he elevated him to the Arch- bishlopric of Sardi in April. 1917. and J personally consecrated him jn ceremony, at sistine Chanel where, this week 62 cardinals casd the ballot that made him Pope RUTHENIA PRESENTS OIL FIND PROMISE Chust, Ruthenia (UP). In seek ing! an explanation of the struggle now taking place between Berlin, Warsaw " and Budapest for the domination of Slovakia and Ruthe-hial the word "oil" is all important. It has been learned reliably that for years-the Dutch as well as the French have been busy investigat-irighe oil and ore deposits of Ruthenia. The results of these explo rations are not yet known except possibly 1 to an inner circle. , A rumor persists, however, that shallow boring at several points above suspected- veins and pools of oil have given promise of great wealth deeper in the ground. To the north lie the oilfields of Poland, and to the south those of Roumania. All are believed to be part of one huge geological reser-i voir which can be tapped from Ruthenia. Although the settlement of the Ruthenian question is a problem of prestige to Germany, Hungary, Poland and even Roumania, as' well as "being an ethnographic problem, below the surface of the diplomacy, just as it does .- beneath Ruthenia's mountains,. . lies the question of oil. ' British India, Ceylon, Java and the United Kingdom supply Canada with most of its tea, chiefly in unprepared form. URRAY FUNERAL SERVICE 408 COOPER STREET " Orsma Recital. Snndar. U.t A. M WCAM M Nations NEA Radlonhoto a slx-mlnute broadcast in Latin Will Talk to Deleaates at White House Parley of A. F. of i. and C.I.O. Washington, March 4 (UP) President Roosevelt was revealed today to- be planning a new and more vigorous appeal : for labor peace when six American Federation of Labor and Congress of In dustrial Organizations . representa tives begin another attempt to settle their three-year-old struggle. Roosevelt personally will talk to the delegates at a White House meeting, probably Tuesday, which also will be attended by Secretary Of Labor Frances Perkins. Miss Perkins said the outlook for the "peace with honor" asked by Roosevelt was "good." She would set no' date, however, for possible agreement. Roosevelt has said that the American people hope for a settlement in the "'early months" of 1939. Labor leaders generally were not as optimislic. Some of them, and at least one . Administration labor emissary, believe that a truce or peace without merger may be the ninii pi acnievement. -' Peace conferees for A. F, of L., will ,be Vice Presidents Matthew Will, Thomas A. Rickert and Harry u. .Kates, u.i.u. resident John L; Lewis -leads his committee, with Vice Presidents Sidney Hillman and Philip Murray as the other negotia tors. . . --. ; '; Miss Perkins said she still hoped to persuade President Daniel J. Tobin of the A. F. of L. Tjeamsters Union to reconsider his refusal to serve on the federation's peace committee, lie has been the A t. of L.s foremost advocate of unity with the C.I.O. and threat ened.to lead his union out of the federation unless new peace over tures we're made. . ARTILLERY IN DELAWARE RATED FOR ACTIVE DUTY Wilmington (UP). A Federal military board after a thorouc-h inquiry has .reported the " 198th Coast Artillery, Delaware National Guard, as 80 percent feadv for ac tive war duty. ; l he .board comprised Lleut.-Col. Henry W. Stark, senior instructor, and Capt. Sylvan Berliner, instructor, with the Delaware National Guard, both officers in the U .S. Army Coast Artillery. Because it is operated by radio waves of the highest frequency ever used for practical purposes, 500,000,000 cycles, a new device that shows the height of airplanes above the ground is asserted to be proof against static. Russia built the first multi-motored airplane in 1913. PART OF A SERIES Fl FUR NEWPLEA FOR PEACE IN LABOR Introducing Courier-Post ' t ' 1 si Pulitzer Prize Winner covers the news for Couner-Ppsht ; - :- . , ' .- " . .: - 1 - ) ?i r t International News Service correspondents scour the face o A i the ' earth ta bring the Courier - Post vital, interesting," lnf j f -formative news. Above is H. R. Knickerbocker, on; of the 14 N, S. staff of star correspondents, being challenged by & Japanese" sentry along the "front" of the Sino-Japanesej war. i Knicker- r boclcer, a Pulitzer prize winner, Is one oi the jgreat world-widj J H staff of reporters covering the news for the Courier-Post. 4 a '1 GDVERKORi iiWAI.Isi i; SOLUTION f eief: Inability to Obtain Accurate j s Picture of Fiscal Affairs;' Irks Executive Trenton, March 4. Governor Moore said today he would call i conference of state fiscal officials to work out a new bookkeeping; and budgetary systen as soon as the relief financing problem is rriet".' The Governor asserted he has doW nothing toward revising the (book keeping and, accounting procedure, since he announced his plaojlnpis message to the Legislature,' Jalfiu-s ary 10, because, he has ibeen ftoo-occupied with relief to tackle y-! thing else. . 1 ' m , ' Decision of thl Governor : to sirip-vise the accounting procedure !vaS the result of his 'inability to obtain an exact picture of the stage's finahces under the existing" seWp The 1938 Assembly directed eacB ot the, fiscal officers. State Treasured Albright, Controller Murray, fFil narjrcej Commissioner Lamb, Audftbr Durand i and Local Government Commissioner Darby, to, submit data on the state's current finances, . i but the figures could not be recon- !" : ciledi No two statements agreed) on ! ; the exact condition of the- varioufc , accounts. i '' 'j . j i Then the Governor said he would s obtain his own figures. He declared ' today he 'receives the same figures as were; submitted to the. Leglslai- ture. On this basis, he said; it Vas f evident a change in the; bookki?ep- ! -f ing and accounting procedure: is i. necessary. Spokesmen for thexGtv- ".! ernor as-serted:. the 'conference i ' might be called the week of March 12. "'.- '" J ;i - : In his, message to the Legislature the Governor said it was uior-tunate that the ,exact finaijcial ! status of state accounts couldfnof ; j be ascertained. He added: - : , "In niy examination of thesi;re ' ' ports Ijam convinced that thedif- - 1 ference's in the conclusions reached lie in the premises and procedures adopted, '.rather than In any Iteal differences as to the amount of ' : moneys! actually available. tt is my purpose to call a conference 'of state accounting and fiscal offitiians in the near future' and'charge tSiem ' with the responsibility, of devop-. ing a bookkeeping procedure which will produce accurate , and understandable figures with- respect to the actual financial status othe state and its several funds at; any - given period." ! jj . . Li .. m : ... , - ,i Judge Avis Explains Local Boards Being Fornied m 8 Larger Towns ! i Wesiville. March 4 Plans tor the organization of a f Ipcal Yi M, C. A. board of directors to super- . vise programs in co-opje'ration With the county organization, were sfflr-.. mulated at a meeting jof representative! business and 1 professional men m me duioujh iioivucn, P." Bedell, county "Yj" secretary, announced today. I ; h . , The meetine was ca led -to order by Mayor Fnederick Smmler, Vvho then Jntroduced JudgJ Johri" Boyd Avis of the county group. Judge - Avis said I the setup of the county "Y" wasrbeintf changed so local ; board! are being organized in eight . ( of ! the larger towns, i I ' f i He fsaid the purpqse of . these boardf is to superviise! programs" In " - each liconimunity. I He j explained i young people are prof ided theop- j i portunity tof attending State .ana . i national conferences; speakers ,:fcre .: j orovicied I for jschooll assemblies, - j i service clubs, and pther .organlza- i j tions, j and; interest jnlthe. Summer .... camp: activities at Camp Otfka- nickon is aroused. 1 h Bedell outlined activities of Sth j day camp promoted by the Pa'UIs- boro board, the recent Father laid i Son Banquet in Pitman and jtha work done by the Glassboro bolrd." After a general discussion.., it j was decided to organize a iacal board and to meet Thursday, March 16, to elect members. Thu nominating committee . cWisfst! of Dr. J. E. Foster, Harry Ewe and " ! George Holdcraft. i :- i - !. NEWS AN1 : FEATURES . j' VI l Vs'" . : i 1 . r. i f V, ! 1 i I s 'iS I I i r 1 x V.) i v i)

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