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The Weather Cloudy, warmer, Ughi rain : In afternoon or tonight. Temperatures here yester-. day; Highest, 31; lowest, 7." FINAL EDITION VOL. 96. NO- 3. STJOSEPH, MISSOURI. MONDAY MORNING. FEBRUARY 20. 1940 TRFCETWO CENTS CLIPPERS WILL QUIT STOPPING AT BERMUDA British" CariT ISeize Air Mail After March 15 NEW YORK. Feb. . 2H.-AlFi--Europe-bound American Clipper planes after March 15 will skip JWmnria, hr British censorship and seizure of United States air mall has aroused a storm of criticism. - .". :The Pan-American Airways' an-BMUrcement today that east-hound clippers "would omit the Bermuda refueling stop, begun last October at the request" of the colony's trade development board, came Only three days after publication .'.at a news story that a consign ment of United States mail was seized in Bermuda Jan. IS by British marines i Several members of congress urged after the story's publication that American transport planes "bound for Europe should pass up the Islands. - - . Atoree to" Be First Stop. Without mentioning the controversy over censorship, the company's announcement simply stated that direct flights from the United States to Horta; the. Asores, would now be possible because a better weather reporting service was available. The news - story said Capt Charles A. Lorber was forced to surrender 2,600 pounds of mall, half the, clipper's mall load, at bayonet point '-The route of the west-bound In which European man for. Concluded ait Page ! Column 4- MISSOURI FACING RELIEF PROBLEM Special Session May Be Called or Monthly: Payments Can" Be -Slashed - ST. LOUIS, Teb. 25.--MP--Mts-oort's remaining 1949 relief funs of iL500,000 will bs exhausted at tbepresnt rate by the ead or July, E. G. 8teger, social planning council : director, predicted in a community forum radio Interview here today. " Steger said state relief authorities have two courses they may fallow;-.- - ' 1. The- governor can call a special session to appropriate additional funds. 2. Slash the monthly relief allotments from, now to the end of tbe year. . , The second alternative, he declared, would result, In further .reduced relief allowances and "further exclusion from relief of many-people now In dire need." The social - planning ' director stated there was a need for more long-range planning and co-operation between city, county and state" authorities In handling relief work. KITES FOR ALABAMA QTJAD . NAUVOO, Ala, Feb. Tiny Hope Short, one of the fjad-ruplets born near this north Alabama hamlet last month, was buried todav in the red clay of her natlvr Winston County, her small white casket born on the shoulders of four small boys. Hope died of bronchial pneumonia in a hospital at Hasper, forty-one days after she was born. ew Summary Ttirea wonro oraanltatlona arlU uk : rirtuil )tdKai t amploy trftlMa sua aJ .- yrabattoa oftur. . Mr. John Wrtfc ataa fltpuMlcaa la- inrj at iii iu ibh. . r - : T R. Bnts. jnraaar dotbias aalaraiaa. ' SIM. . 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" txrtrh patrol Mana axtjiancaa flr with . , ' lnMdlaa Oarmaa aralt. a Ftmt aquadnM at Caaatdlas flrn laadi . la aAKland. . . . . : Showdown war ovar , Riupanla oil " ' ahipaanta I Qcrmaar, ' roars laianamlata dtfratf Orttlan Broibtra 1 ta ana Cdataranca baakalaaM tltia. . k v Mrnow, KamMi and Hayaa oaptura ctty l auwtiai cnamaianaiup. Intt-a Stat threat tn Kanaa aad Ok)a-knrna hi baaaatsal! till ra. TarkM ka muM-ti t am S C i. V. caaa titta thia . - l ' Rwtaamil anrvif kaaa aajaanaa rhna ; aa awa aaaaoaj. Ancient and ill ' , HaMsjMWktttV IL1UlHakatttaSBkWjaW(a ft-ajajafUaaagaH Ancient and modern art are represented in above photojihow-Ing Miss A lva Anne Hultnn, nine-time national skating champion , f Sweden. In midst of workout on the ire at Rockefeller ( enter In New York. Decorative statue behind, her lends an ancient atmosphere to the occasion. Indians Denounce Nazis, Forego Use of Swastika TUCSON, Arli, Feb. 25. (Jt In a solemn noonday ceremony, representatives of four Arizona Indian tribes, the Navajos, Papagos, Attaches and Hopis, resentful at Nail "acts of oppression," foreswore today use. of the swastika design blanket making. The proclamation, roughly hand-lettered on an Imposing piece of parchment, carried the signatures of four tribal chief s.Bamon ; Pancero, PapKgo; Charles de Coiir-cy, Navajo; Joe Joeslckl, Hopli and Miguel Florea, Apache. The text read: "Because the' ornament which-haj been a symbol of friendship among our forefathers for many centuries has been" desecrated recently: by another nation . of peoples: 'Therefor, it la resolved that hencetorth from ' this data and f9revtrmore, our tribes renounce the use of the emblem commonly -known as swastika, or fylfot, on our blankets, baskets, art objects,, sand paintings and clothing. Pancer'o and De Gourcy .said the proclamation was directed at the German Natl "party. ' ' ' In the formal renunciation ceremony, - the Indiafts''piaced a blanket, a basket and some hand- decorated clothing, all bearing swastikas, in : a., pile, spriiikled them with Colored sand and 'then set them, afire.,,,.... v.'. RAIN IS LIKELY Warmer Today but Maybe It Won't Be So Pleasant Although the fofecasi called" for warmer weather la UiJtJosepb territory today, this cheerful newt was offset by a prediction of intermittent light rain this after noon or tonight The precipita tion In Iowa -and Nebraska may be rain or snow, the forecast stated. .- -i The temperature sank to T above zero here yesterday mornr Ing. "Under the Influence of. ' a bright sun, the cold waa dispelled rather rapidly and the mercury reached the 3i"-degrea mark In the afternooni ! The top today probably will be in the upper 30s. Roosevelt Hat Quiet Sunday Off Central American Coast ABOARD XT. 8. DESTROYER LANG, AT SEA,. Feb. Two flying boats today delivered White- House mall pouches to President Roosevelt aboard the cruiser Tuscaloosa. The president spent quirt Sunday aboard ship,. Inspecting the Central American coastline and Inlands connected with the-defense of the canal. Nazi Attack Between Rhine, . Voiles Mountains -Repulsed PARIS, Feb. 25v CP Repulse of a German attack between the Vosgei Mountains and the Rhine waa reported today by the French high command. "After preparation by trench mortars, the enemy attempted an attack on one of -our posts between the Rhine and the Voages. It was repulsed immediately with losses." Representative Martin Quits : G..0, P. National Committee WASHINGTON, Feb. 25 Representative Martin of chusetta, the house minority leader, anonunced today that he had resigned from the Republican national committee and its execu tive committee because his con Modern Grace r M &v it I In native basket weaving and " ' " , - SEES A G. 0. P. VICTORY IN FALL Mrs. John Wyeth, Back From . Washington Meeting, ' Is Optimistic - Sparked with enthusiasm after- talking with party members from every sUtevMrsTJohn Wyeth, Re publican national committee worn- for Missouri, declared last night -that party leaders are . not set on any one candidate. - ; 'There is no crystallization yet of party support for. any candi date." said Mrs. Wyeth, who re turned but a few days ago from a meeting of the national commit tee in Washington. "But, whoever the candidate may be, we will win with him. "I have never seen the spirit of optimism that was shown, at the meeting of the national commit tee. I won't say the feeling was that of overconfidence, butJ the feeling of defeat waa lacking." Chance U HissonrL Missouri is now classed as a doubtful stats, with Republican leaders feeling there la more than an even chance of putting it into the G. O. P. column this fall. "Since the defeat of the machine in Kansas City we know we have a good chance In Missouri, Now our votes will be counted at least," ahe- said smilingly. . "When the money that is now idle la put to work, better times jrtll return to thla country," she continued. "Busmesa has been afraid of the new deal. Until busi ness can open up and employ our idle money times can not improve. With business" and industry hum ming there will be an end to the problem of unemployment." . Only a complete rout of the new deal In Washington will restore prosperity to thla country, Mrs. Wyeth feels. Should Rotteevelt step aside and another president of like beliefs be sent to the White House there will be no Improvement in national conditions, she feels. .. - Frank Report Not Platform. The report submitted by Dr. Glenn Frank at the Washington meeting should not be mistaken for the party platform, she con tinued. The report was a summary qf data, and principles to be used in drafting the platform. 'That, report wa the result of lots of time and energy," said Mrs. Wyeth, ''and brought ua the facta. When the platform Is drafted we will really have something." Mrs. Wyeth could not be" led to announce her support of any oi the state candidates and said; "There is a splendid ticket already In the field. Those who win the nomination ., will help carry the Republican party to a victory in Missouri this UW - r ' SOLDIERS GO TO TOWN . PENSACOLA, Fla, Feb. 25. CSV-Even the United States army "'goes to town" on Saturdays in this section. About 300 officers and men from the army flying field at Valparaiso, about fifty miles 'away, came here yesterday In a. truck caravan for a day of shopping and visiting.. They returned to their post last night. Princtss Given SixNewNam es; More to Come NAPLES. Feb. 25.-CBPrm- eesa Marta . GaDMeua, aay-oia daughter Of Crown . Prince-Urn berto and Crown princess Marie Jose, was christened with si new names today. . Two more will be added" mi.'- Y r Vf. . Alessio - cardinal Ascaiesi, Archbishop "of Naplesofficiated at the preliminary baptism In the plnk-tlnted nursery of the Italian royal family's palace shere,, The new names he gave the little prin cess were Gennaro, for the patron saint of Naples; Adelaide,. Adel- gonda and Giuseppina for rela-tlves of her Belgian motherFelK cita, for her saint's day, and Mar-gherlta, for various -members of tlie ruling house of Savoy. The two names to be added at a future ceremony' were nqt announced.,- , FLYERS FROM CANADA ARRIVE Initial Contingent Reaches Port in England' LONDON. Feb. 23. CP The first squadron of Canadian trained airmen arrived in England today to Join their- experienced allied comrades in harassing German sky trails with flare, bombing and scouting flights. Their exact number and port of arrival was a military secret. It waa estimated there were several hundred former cowboys, trappers, Canadian mortifies, farmers and business men In the group 'of fledgling war birds, recruited In the dominion's hinterlands. , It was the first royal Canadian air force squadron ever to arrive from overseas as a complete unit Men in High Spirits. " . The disembarking airmen were in high spirits, singing "We've Got a Lovely Wat to Win" and "Wait Till We Get Them Up in the Air." The Canadians arrived in great secrecy. The crowd which gathered as they marched away from the quay was at first in doubt as to tbetr identity. '. At glimpses of the airmen a insignia, however, the throng burst into shouts, of "it's1 more Canucks" and "God bless em." - ' ' ' When operating at full tilt. Canadian air fields are expected to graduate annually between 25,000 and 30,000 war-ready pilots, gunners and observers, ... Another Flight Over Helgoland. . The squadron's arrival coincided with an air ministry report of a new reconnaissance flight over Helgoland Bight, where British flyers, were reported to have bombed German warships last Tuesday night arid . Wednesday morning. "' Last night's survey flights, the announcement said, included reconnaissance over-northwest Germany. They were reported to have returned safely. One. British plane waa said to have repelled six separata attacks by five Mes- serachmidt fighters. , - British bombers were disclosed today to have dropped flares on the famous Skoda munition forks at Pilsen and the Bren gun factory at Brno, botlti in- former Czecho-Slovakia: . Meanwhile, It was announced that Norway replied to sharp British questioning over Norway's action In the Altmark case, but the nature of the reply was undisclosed. - - ' 1 e ' - "mi r ';" j ConfTestmea Offer Fewer BiDi to Speed Up Session WASHINGTON, Feb. 25.-3X1- Congressmen are making a prac tical contribution toward President Roosevelt's expressed desire for an early adjournment by dras tically curtailing their bill writing. Ftwer than 1.000 bills have been introduced in tbe house', compared with 7,957 for last year's regular session. - - . Turkey and Russia Withdraw Troops on Caucasus Border ISTANBUL, Feb. 2S.(Jey Authoritative sources said today that both Turkey 'and Russia have withdrawn troops from their frontier in the Caucasus in order to avoid friction. t SHARP INCREASE SHOWN -WASHINGTON, Feb. 25. UP. Tbe civil aeronautics authority reported today that American manufacturers turned out S.715 aircraft for domestic civil us In 1939, compared with. 1.843 in 1938. AGES DON'T MATTER . POMPANCv Fin.. Feb. 25. CSV Investigators who sought to determine the needs of Negroes suffering from effects of the January cold wave still are talking about this one: A Woman, asked the ages of her four rhlldren, declared she Couldn't , remember. Pressed, -she finally said: "We.iL l got one lap child, one eree'peVoiie porch child and ont yard jroung'n. v . CBKSSB8 VHEfJ VELLESi REACHES ROME Roosevelt : Emissary Welcomed by Officials ROME. Feb. 25 -Under secretary, of State Sumner Welles was welcomed with non-committal courtesy by the Italian govern ment tonight as his private rail way, coach rolled into the flower- decked Rome station, first half of his fact-finding tour of European capitals as President Roosevelt's emissary., A spontaneous burst of applause broke from the crowd, at the. sta tion when .Welles'appesredr'Noth- ing in the polite salutation of the Italian dignitaries who greeted him Indicated whether they shared the public's undisguised hope that his coming meant the beginning of a serious new peace effort. - . Welles,, himself, who -had dis embarked from the- Italian liner Res at Naples earlier in the day, was dignified and reserved, and advised- questioners not to expect any statement from him during his trip, which wilt take him to Berlin, Paris and London. -, . Taylor Also Secretive. Myron C. Taylor, President Roosevelt's personal emissary to the Vatican, who disembarked at Naples with Welles and arrived in Rome an hour later by automobile, also was uncommunicative. . Waiting on the platform In Rome's carpeted central station to greet Welles were Filippo An-fuso, chief private secretary to Foreign Minister Count Galeazxo Ciano; Andrea Celesta di Vegllas- co, chief ceremonial official of the -1orelgn ministry, and Guido Rocco, chief of the foreign office depart ment for North American af fairsv A member of Count Ciano's staff accompanied Welles on the train trip from Naples. Members of the -United States embassy staff in Rome also turned. out-to greet the undersecretary of state. ,Tl Italian officials gave Welles the Fascist salute as they Welcomed him. They expressed regret when they heard the voyage had been rough; and that Welles had been troubled for four or five- days with a sinus ailment,- , Flowers Seat by ("lane . Wells, accompanied by his wife and niece, was whisked away In a llmousine-td his hotel suite, to which Count Ciano already had sent flowers. At Welles' request, Italian officials abandoned half- formed plana for a banquet during the diplomat's stay In Rome. Neither Welles nor Italian- offi cials gave the slightest inkling ot . Concludad en Page I Column t. STILLJNEUTRAL Scandinavian Countries Hope - for Fjlusso-Finnish Peace COPENHAGEN, Feb. 23. The foreign ministers of Norway, Sweden aad Denmark tonight expressed hopes for a peaceful solu tion of the Finnish-Russian con flict wblchwould preserve "the full Independence of Finland," and decided their oW countries would continue their policy of neutrality In Europe's wars. . ... , A communique issued" after the foreign ministers 1 had conferred here on mutual problems said they had "ascertained .their unanimity in respect of the policy of neutrality" and rejected- "all ' assertions to the effect that this is exercised under pressure from one side, or the other." Their nations.' heavy sufferers In the war at sea, the men agreed, according to the communique, to "raise serious objections to, and endeavor to avert violation of. principles of International law in the conduct of naval warfare." Nazis Accuse-Warsaw Mayer pf Misappropriating. Funds PARIS. Feb; .25. tW Polish diplomatic sources today reported German nuttmrttlM were prepar ing to place Stephen Starslnskl, mayor of Warsaw during the German siege, on trial on charges of misappropriating city funds. During the twenty-dar siese of Warsaw, Mayor Starslnski cap-' tured the imagination of the world with his dally broadcasts that first defied the clouds of German bombers overhead and , then, as the blltskrieg'a knots ew-ttghter, asked when France and Britain would come to the beleagured capital's relief. :,Jr.( :.. ." .' . ' ' V:.m,.v.i.;' .;.;' Slayers of Seres at Mexkai Flag Meet Trailed by Troops - MEXICO CITT, Feb, 25.-JF Seven men attending a public meeting In honor of the Mexican flag ware killed and several ethers were wounded today ' when an armed group allegedly formed by communists fired on the crowd. ' Federal trops were dispatched in jwrsuit oi the attackers. . New Garner Portrait at Capitoft twav.J(yi.vA'4-..'ifc A BaaaaaaawBaaaaaaaaHaMiMiaHBaBaaaMMa A aew portralj: of Vice-President John Nance Garner waa hung la the speaker's lobby na the house side of the eapltol last Friday.' It Joins a galleryvif former speakers, Garner holding that . post before be became" vice-president. Above, Representative Sans Raybiirt (Dem.), Texas, stands In front of the portrait by : Seymour' ftV Stone. Trapped Russians Lie Dead Amid Scenes of Grandeur By WADE WERNER HELSINKI, Fek 25. 5" Breath-Uklngly beautiful are the paths of glory In this winter war northeast of Lake Ladoga. Beautiful, but' terrible, too. . ' Tens of thousands of Russian soldiers: have, learned too late where the paths led. : ! ; I saw them on a journey, to the Tl-ont from which I have Just '- returned.. Trapped In a . gorgeous COST OF RED ADVANCE HUGE : . 100,000 Dead in "0ie Sector of Finn i Front REDS CLALH GAINS. MOSCOW, . Feb, 2. (Monday) OPi The Soviet armyte-' ported today it - had broken through Finnish fortified sonea . and captured . twenty-eight ot the Finns' defensive fortifications despite repeated counterattacks by Baron Cart Gustaf ' Marinerheim's troops.- The Russians said the enemy suffered heavy losses. Ten Finnish airplanes were reported brought down In air battles. - , . . HELSINKI, - Feb. 25. Nearly a month of the red army's great February - offensive . has brought the hammer and sickle banner within a few miles of VII- purl, Finland's second city, and severely battered the Mannerheim line of defense fortifications:" ' . The cost to Russia has been heavy, however. One foreign military , expert estimates that an average of 4.000 red soldiers has been killed daily on the narrow Karelian Isthmus between the Gulf of Finland and Lake Ladoga. Finnish losses are not disclosed. By this expert's ' 'calculations Russia thus' has lost 100,000 in dead on the Karelian Isthmus alone since the start of her offensive thereFeb. 1. , - 1 Fall of Fortress Denied. ' Today's communlqua reported Russian - attacks continued, but were repelled with seventeen Soviet tanks captured and quantities of other war supplies taken. There were unconfirmed reports that Finland's Kofvtsto Island fortress, at the western terminus of the Mannerheim line, had fallen. although official- Finnish claims aald the defense troops were still holding out there. :-'' (The Leningrad military com mand last night announced occupation of the strongly fortified is lands of Kolvistoi, Tiurinsaarl and Pllsaarl with the rapture of twelve heavy coastal tower guns. , Weather Slows Fighting, Snow and fog slowed fighting. the Russians said, in . describing capture of nineteen mora fortifi cations on the Isthmus front) . The Finnish communique de clared "heavy casualties were in flicted on the enemy" and that Finnish artillery waa in "lively action" along the isthmus. . - Across Lake Ladoga the Finns said their forces had fought a "successful defensive action" and that a Russian attack collapsed under Finnish" fire near AHUJokL '1.-. U . H t . i. muesalml and . Petsamo regions the Finns told of other successes, saying that one detachment of 180 enemy ski troops had been ..surrounded In tlie latter sector, r ii , i-e I ii r- THIHTV DROWN IS SPAIN VIGO.. Spain. Feb. 25.-UPS- Thirty persona . were drowned today In the sinking of a smalt sailboat in Maria Inlet j : white" wonderland, they .died horribly amid sceries. of sublime grandeur. Clumsily,- grotesquely they lie where, they fell among their futile tanks, tfrflr . sUlled trucks, their silent guns caught and held by the froxen magic. of winter. Their clutching hands .and contorted waxflke features ma, not relax until spring. Perhaps fh terror accentuates the beauty. There even Is beauty tn the flights. t-warplsne n -Lake Ladoga's skies.-' I saw the beginning of an air battle a few miles behind the front. ----- Five -Soviet bombers streaked across the blue afternoon sky, visible to the naked eya only as pinpoints -trailing broad ribbons of vapor. '" - '''- r Chase Five Red Bombers. " Suddenly another pinpoint rose like a rocket from behind the hills and climbed swiftly to a position above, the bombers. It was a Finnish -fighting ship going Into action. Then another pinpoint thread shot skyward. t . The two chased the five bomb ers, rapidly gaining on them. Now. two groups of Soviet fighter,, threel! lnl each oup; flying so low I there came more enemy planes , could see their bright red paint and recognize litem as types I have seen In Moscow. . Hwr did the battle end? t I wish I knew, but the planes vanished too quickly, leaving only their - plumes " of whltS vapor framed against the sky. Moreover, the afternoon sun, already close to the horiaon, seemed indifferent to high lighting the. fight -' i,.--The result was a series Of rainbows chasing each other into the distance. - - - - Into HobgobHn Coontry. ' Then came the sound of distant detonations. Bombs had fallen., - Further on we seemed to be en tering hobgoblin country. Snow, clinging to trees, rocks an fences, Cqjicluded en .Page t Column i. .,...,...- - .,. ::':.: Police Seek Slayer Amour. Mourners at Victim's Rites NEW YORK. Feb. 25.-U.SAA score of detectives passed among a crowd of more than 1,000 mourners ind curiosity seekers today at the funeral of the slain Frances Marks, twenty -three year -old bookkeeper, in the hops that the killer, although he is unknown, might fie detected. , . The services. In a funeral chapel, were mferked by an hysterical outburst of the victim's mother, who stood near the Casket and shouteM, "They took my pet child away. Miss Marks' bruised and froaen body was found Thursday In a sewer' flitch on the upper East Side. An autopsy showed shs bad died of strangulation. , . Policemaa Saved From Wound , by Box of Stomach Tablets NEW YORK, Fen; M.P!A little tin of stomach tablets saved a policeman from shooting himself today by deflecting a bullet be accidentally fired from bis own pistol.-' -"" ' The officer, Martlnf Callahan, pulled out the gun while arresting a burglary suspect and fired it while putting K back In the holster. ' The tin - was .la his ' overcoat pocket CIRCUIT COURT UNDER FIRE OF THREEMUPS Women Will Demand Trained Man for - Probation Job " Representatives of three of the most 'prominent women's organisations In St. Joseph will call upon the Buchanan County circuit court ' judges this week and ask that a trained probation officer be named to handle the Juvenile cases In this county. This was decided upon yesterday by representatives of the Parent-Teachers' Association, American Association of University Women and League of Women Voters. The meeting was at the home of Mrs. W. a. Snider, 1130 Krug Park place. During the session yesterday the group indorsed a resolution calling ton the adoption of a policy having a trained Jirobatfon of 1 leer who"Will meet the qualifications-recommended by the United States children's bureau and the national probation association. The rso- '" lution further- pointed out that such a person should be employed without regard tois residence." ' " Named to the committee to go before the. three judges are Mrs. L. C. Kerns, president of the A. A. W and Miss Louise Calkins, president of the League of Women VoN ' ers. A representative ot the P.-T. -A. may be named today, '. i In the announcement, of the resolution the group did not mention! the name of William Bub, Bu-. chanan County probation officer.- -However, that thejr action was r centered on him was a certainty. Last Wednesday the A. A. U. W. heard a report by its social studies group that called for a change a the probation office here. ' t Members - then reported that they looked to the forthcoming election as the solution of what they termed the present difficulty. Mr. Bub, a former county Judge said,. "I've never dona anything to anyone." That Judge F. J..Frankenhofl is opposed Bub, there is no doubtrHeoftn r said his f forts to obtain a new probation officer have been blocked. : -iBota Judge - Frankenhoff and " Judge Sam Wilcox are up for re election this year and the proba tion office may be a campaign factor. Judge Emmett J. Croue Is the other court member. INCONSISTENT Administration Is Said to Be Buying Lard Substitutes . " WASHINGTON, Feb. 25. JPF- The administration was accused by Repreeentativs Brown (Rep.), Ohio, today of buying millions of pounds of lard substitutes annual- itK'IT' J llu" !f ?ucU . The war department alone, he said. Is buying an average of -10,000.000 pounds of lard substitutes a year, made largely from Imported fats and oils. ' Cost had no "real Influence, Brown said, "for in almost every Instance prices paid for lard and lard substitutes ware exactly the , same." T .. j a ' . .;:,.! Girl's Sneezing Attack Stops, , lBt hood of Advice Continues MARIETTA. OhioJ Fen, 23. Marjorie Ruth Kaneffs five- day attack of sneectng - has .-, ' stopped, but the flood of telegrams, letters and telephone calls hasn't let up a bit The eleven-year-old girl s physician and her father were won dering today which was harder on their nervest-ths sneezing siege or the attendant flood of advice - on how to hallt. ... ,- - Wtodrinr k Army Hospital , at Hot Sprinfi for Tea Days HOT SPRINGS, Ark.. Feb. 25. -41Pt Secretary of War Harry : Wood ring arrived hers today for -a ten-day rest at the Ayjjpy and Navy General Hospital, Officials; at the hospital said ..newspaper -Men could - not see hlro "for a - couple of days." . i Why Be a Martyr to a "Lost" Cause? ' There's really no need to -"grin and bear if If you happen to lose soma useful or valuable possession, - - - lust Call 4-0831 . and Place a 'Lost Ad" to the ' Newf Preas-Gaaetta ,. r - - " ; Classified Columns - Likely as not, yon can locate this missing article oven before the ad expires gressional duties required his full attention. ' ' ' ' A

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