The Daily Herald from Provo, Utah on November 28, 1937 · Page 1
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The Weather UTAH: Unsettled northwest por- tton Sunday. Rtotng temperatures tonight. Maximum temp., Friday .... 45 Minimum temp, Friday 2» The Sunday Herald So They The Red Army to for peace, but we are ready to bent cttf any enemv atack. — Marshal Klementi Voroshiloff, Moscow. VOL. 15, NO. 21 Member Scripps League of Newspaper* and NBA PROVO, UTAH COUNTY, UTAH, SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 1937 COMPLETE UNITED PRJDUB TBLKGRAFB NBW9 BBRVICB OGDEN, PRICE GROUPS MEET ON PROJECTS Principals Join To Get Court Ruling On Appropriations By XEWTON SEARNS United Press Staff Correspondent SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 07 <u.R)—The principals in a bitter battle over construction of a state tuberculosis hospital today joined hands and planned friendly court action to obtain interpretation of a 1937 appropriations act providing for the hospital and also junior colleges at Price and Ogden. Representatives of the Ogden and Price chambers of commerce met with Attorney General Joseph Chez at the capitol today. Following the meeting, Chez announced that a decision had been reached to file petition for an alternative writ of mandamus with the supreme court Monday, seeking immediate .construction of the three institutions. Get Court Riding— The supreme court will be asked to decide whether $330,000 or $597,000 is available for the constructions. The last legislature voted the $330,000, but failed to make clear whether that amount was to be total cost of the buildings or the sum could be supplemented by federal public works administration grants. The attorney general's office had first planned to bring action involving only the two school buildings, but action expected to be taken Monday clearing a site for the tuberculosis (sanitarium will permit the third institution to be included in the action. A previous mandamus action brought by the Ogden chamber of commerce to force the hospital construction was dismissed by the high court because the site had not been certified to the state. Governor Henry H. Blood is expected to call the sanitarium site selection commission into (Continued on Page Six) MERRY GO-ROUND A Daily Picture of What's Going On in National Affairs By DREW PEARSON and ROBERT S- ALMBW Planning School For City, County Officials Pictured above are officials who will direct the municipal-county government law school which opens tomorrow in Provo, under sponsorship of the State Municipal League of Utah and cooperating federal and state agencies. Left to right are: H. B. Gunderson, State Department of Vocational Education; Tom McCoy, secrer ary, Utah Municipal League; Mayor Mark Anderson of Provo, local representative of the league; an~d Dr. I. O. • Horsfall, University of Utah extension division director, who are completing arrangements' for the program. Wall Street Starts Wild Rumors When Roosevelt's Fever Hits 103; President Spares old WPA Elephant When Kids Plead For Her Life; Congress Bombarded By Demands For Wider Spending To Halt Slump. JAPANESE RULE SHANGHAI mi SHANGHAI, Nov. 27 (U.PJ— Japan took over all Chinese government communications facilities in greater Shanghai today and prepared, "if the necessity arose," to seize the Chinese customs. But for the present the Japanese contented themselves with the telegraph and radio facilities and the postal system. It was not believed they would take over the cables, owned by foreign companies, but they planned to occupy Cable company offices and handle acceptance and delivery of questionable messages, a function exercised by the Chinese communications ministry. WASHINGTON — President Roosevelt was a very uncomfortable man at the height of his recent illness. One day he had a 103 deg. fever. His sickness and pain were caused by an ulcerated lower molar which had been troubling him for several years. When finally it went on a rampage. Roosevelt's jaw and face swelled like a balloon, and the poison from the pus sac brought on high fever and upset stomach. This condition lasted only a short time, although, because of the extreme sensitiveness of his law, he could not eat and was on a liquid diet for a week. Afterwards Roosevelt laughingly remarked that thanks to his illness he had undergone a much-needed reducing course. One reason for the delay in his recovery was the pronounced inflammation of his jaw which prevented immediate extraction of the trouble-making tooth. His doctors had to treat the inflammation before the molar could be yanked. Afterwards the abcess required draining and dressing several times a day. This, combined with his fever and inability to wear a collar, made the medicos advise cancellation of the Warm Springs trip. I WILD RUMORS After Roosevelt had been in bed several days, Washington newsmen began to be bombarded with wild, out-of-town stories regarding his condition. Most of the rumors emanated from Wall Street. One, widely circulated in brokerage offices, claimed the president had suffered a paralytic stroke similar to that which felled Wilson. Another, also given serious credence, was that Roosevelt had died suddenly and the fact was being kept from the public. One prominent eastern correspondent was telephoned about this LONDON, Nov. 27 HIP)—The British government made formal representations to Japan today over Japanese threats to seize all Chinese government property and functions, particularly the customs service in greater Shanghai. . Sir Robert Craigie, British ambassador to Japan, was told to leave the Japanese government "in no doubt whatever that his majesty's government claims the right to be consulted on any arrangements concerning the Chinese customs." HAMMOND CALLS FOR FUND FIGHT SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 27 (U.PI—Chairman W. D. Hammond of the state road commission today urged civic organizations in the state interested in road construction to organize against proposed reduction of federal allocations for highway work. President Roosevelt yesterday recommended to congress that the federal appropriations be cut from $280,000,000 to $80,000,000 or $90,000,000 for the next fiscal year. Hammond said that Utah received from the federal government for the 1938 fiscal year $2,338,000 for roads and grade crossing elimination projects. "This is approximately 71 per cent of all money available in the state," he said. "If federal funds are cut off, the state's road construction crippled." program will be (Continued on Page Six) | be made. Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus Party Slated The Primary organization of the Utah stake is planning a Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus party to be given Saturday, December 4, at 2 p. m. in the high school gymnasium with the stake board in charge. All the children of the stake are invited to join in the fun. Popcorn balls and candy will be sold and a small charge will Public Employees To Attend School County and municipal officials and employees will attend opening of the municipal-county government law school Monday at 7:30 p. m. in district court chambers, city and county building. Classes will continue for three more nights closing Thursday and will last two hours each. The program outlined is: 1. General familiarity with state statutes and their application to county and municipal administration. 2. Powers of city and county commissioners: Inherent and legislative powers, civil and criminal administration, licenses and regulations, other sources of revenue. 3. Ordinances: Passage and repeal, method of adoption and indexing, special improvement ordinances and bonds. 4. Coordination of county and municipal administrators in one county. 5. Budget of income and expenditures. 6. Coordination of executive and administrative departments. The school is being sponsored by the Municipal League under direction of Dr. I. O. Horsfall, University of Utah extension division director; and H. B. Gunderson, of the State Vocation Education department. Alonzo W. Watson will be instructor, acting under direction of Superintendent of Schools J. C. Moffitt. The school is financed by State Department of Vocational Education funds and money supplied under the federal George-Deen act, and is free to all officials in Utah county. Terry to Head Junior Democrats Deputy County Attorney Dean Terry, Provo, will serve as temporary chairman of Utah county •Junior Democrats with Ruth Olsen, Springville, secretary, members decided at a meeting here Friday night. A membership drive, social and election of permanent officers will be initiated shortly Terry explains. State Junior Chairman Joseph Holland, Salt Lake City; County Chairwoman Frances G. Callahan Salt Lake County junior Democratic President Gus Hillmore; Fred Evans, state junior organization leader; Alf Gunn, U. S. marshal, Salt Lake City, addressed the junior order. In a separate senior session where party harmony was the keynote Robert L. Elliott, Edgemont; Victor Frandsen, Springville; Mrs. Callahan, Clarence A. Grant, American Fork; Jordan A. Law, Payson; Arnold Richin, Pleasant Grove; Oscar Bjerregaard, Provo, spoke. Mr. Gunn addressed both sessions in a joint meeting. A. O. Ellett county chairman of Spanish Fork, presided. ROGERS TRIAL BEGINS MONDAY' Trial of Carl Rogers, 26, Provo, on charges of second degree murder will open in district court tomorrow morning at 10 o'clock. R. Verne McCullough will be present as Rogers' counsel, with District Attorney Wm. Stanley Dunford and County Attorney Arnold C. Roylance representing the state. Rogers, while employed as a taxi driver by the Yellow Cab company, allegedly wielded a knife wounds from which caused the death of Murray Crosby, a fellow operator, June 28. The killing assertedly followed a quarrel while both were at the cab stand at First West and Center. CHRISTMAS LIGHTS GO OH THURSDAY Santa Claus to Ride in State at Celebration in Provo Gay harbinger of the Yuletide season, heralding the return of jolly St. Nick once more to Provo, the Christmas parade will entertain thousands Thursday as the top Chamber of commerce event is presented to merry throngs of Utah valley folk. Beginning at 6 p. m. caroling will be heard via public address system throughout the business district from broadcasting quarters in law library, city and county building. E. A. Paxman will direct the program. Gay Parade Planned— Meanwhile McKay Christensen and his assistants will be lining up parade entrants between Fifth * & | Persons owning trucks | I which might he used in the ! j Christmas parade for floats I are urged to contact the I commerce office, phone 105, | which advises that several | more machines are needed for I the parade. and Sixth West on Center street adjacent to Pioneer park. At~5:30 p. 'm. the parade will begin. The line of march will be up Center to First East, north two blocks to Second North, west to University, South to First North Accompanying Santa Claus on his entrance into the city will be bands of Brigham Young university, Provo and Lincoln high schools, Dixon and Farrer junior high schools; floats from all city schools, and nearly 150 Provo high students dressed in fantastic costume. They will march under streets gaily hung with decorations, brilliant with colored lights put up and strung by Provo firemen under Chief Clyde Scott's direction Further feasting for the eyes will be tie show windows of Provo ,merc»ants, more than 100 of "m . are , making' special^Y-u displays, promising the cream 't>f the dresser's art. Free Candy Bags.— At the conclusion of the parade, lines will form for the big candy presentation to each 01 the children—and indications are —there will be thousands. Provo's celebration will not end with the parade by any means Caroling is being arranged for Saturdays till Christmas on December 4, 11, and 18, with a special treat being planned for Christmas Eve. Yule selections, instrumental and vocal, will be heard. School Election Candidates DR. MILTON MARSHALL; OSCAR A. SPEAR First Ward To Name School Board Man With two candidates in line for election, voters of the first municipal ward will ^decide Wednesday which shall represent them for another five-year school board term. Oscar A. Spear, now president of the board of education, and head of Spear Lumber company, and Dr. Milton Marshall, B. Y. U. educator, are the two candidates whose names will appear on the ballot. Mr. Spear is a prominent local business executive, having served as president of the chamber of commerce. He is active in Rotary club, of which he has been district governor and local president. He is completing his first five-year term on the school board. Dr. Marshall instructs in the university physics an* mathematics departments. He received his education at B. Y. U. and his doctorate from University of Chicago, and has always displayed a keen interest in community problems. Other board members are Vernard Anderson and Bert Crane, local business men; Mrs. Algie E. Ballif, Provo club- woman and one-tim^ school instructor; and Dean Amos N. Merrill of B. Y. U. FARM PROGRAM COST LIMITED Walters Dies At Capital Hospital WASHINGTON, Nov. 27 <U.E>— Theodore A. Walters, 60, first assistant secretary of interior, died at naval hospital today of pneumonia. Walters, A. Caldwell, Ida., attorney, who had served throughout the new deal, was operated on Wednesday for gall stones. He contracted pneumonia yesterday and his condition became steadily worse. Walters was attorney general of Idaho when he resigned and was appointed first assistant secretary early in April, 1933. Displays will nightly give a holiday air to gay Christmas streets while merchants' windows will blend in the cheery season of mistletoe and holly. Real Christinas City— Residential lighting- will be (Continued on Page Three) Elks Lodge Meets On Wednesday Night The regular meeting of the Elks lodge will be held Wednesday night instead of Thursday in order to avoid conflict with the Christmas opening celebration slated for Thursday night. The annual memorial services in tribute to members of the lodge who have died during the year, will be held at the Wednesday night session. Back From Canada Earl Parker, formerly associated with the state road commission, 'has returned from Taber, Alberta, Canada, where he has been superintendent of canning plant operations for several months. Nursery School May Be Opened In Provo If Effort Is Shown The many ways in which a Provo nursery school would exert benefit for the good of two to four-year-old tots in its care, and the method in which it can be financed, will be brought to attention of chamber of commerce directors by a spokesman for the plan. Airs. H. B. Mensel, Monday at 7:30 p. m. in chamber office. Through the nursery program for physical and mental child development, nutritious well-balanced meals, favorable living environment, opportunity for play and rest, and parent education are provided. Families, in which mothers must work outside the home on WPA, or with low income are aided. The school, it is stated, would provide daily health examination by a trained nurse, periodic physical examinations by a doctor, disease immunization if with parental approval. Mid-moring lunches of fruit juice and cod-liver oil, hot noon meals, and mid-aft- ernoon luncheon of milk and crackers are provided. The child learns to. solve problems for himself in activity periods where work and play are balanced. Parent education meetings feature child care problems, raise not only care standards but build parental morale. Provo Community church has donated building space for the nursery, but heat and light costs must be provided. WPA has approved the project, provided local share of cost can be met. A sum of $27.50 monthly is regarded as necessary to maintain the school. To date, it is reported that $15 of this is pledged. Local civic clubs and individuals have cooperated to insure that sum. It is indicated that if the local portion of cost is not soon secured, the WPA apportionment may be withdrawn. American Fork and Springville have both indicated their desire for nursery installation there/ WASHINGTON, Nov. 27 <U.E>— President Roosevelt today advised senate majority leader Alben W. Barkley, D., Ky., that expenditures for the new farm program must be kept within $500,000,000 or new revenues provided for additional amounts needed. The president in a letter to Barkley said that the $500,000,000 now allocated to agricultural programs is the only amount available in the budget structure for farm purposes. Ray Adams to Be Forum Speaker Ray R. Adams, executive director of the unemployment compensation division, Utah State Unemployment service, will address the Public Forum Wednesday at 8 p. m. in Central school building library-auditorium. The Wednesday time has been chosen because of the Christmas parade event scheduled for Thursday at 6:30, Chairman Jesse W. Johnson relates. Adams' subject will be 'The Un'- employment Compensation Law— Open discussion will follow his address. Workers and others of the general public interested in this field of labor legislation •will find the director's talk very informative states the chairman, who invites the public to attend. Beauty Operators Meet Here Monday Beauty operators of Utah county are urgently requested to meet Monday evening at 7:30 o'clock in room 113, city and county building, at which time Dr. Grigsby of the Institute of Basic Beauty Science, will give an educational lecture. Business is also to be taken care of, and a full attendance will be appreciated. Sperry and Merrill On L. D. S. Broadcast iDr. Sidney Sperry, professor of religious education at the Brigham Young university, and Professor Harrison R. Merrill, director of the extension division and professor of journalism, will speak at the L. D. S. church radio hour over station KSL tonight at 9:30 on a Book of Mormon interview. Music directed by John Halliday will be a double mixed quartet from the school. By UNITED PRESS DEER CREEK CONSTRUCTION BIDS AWAITED Directors Adjourn Satur- urday's Meeting To Next Wednesday Advice to proceed with authorizing of bids on Deer Creek project is expected soon from U. S. reclamation headquarters in Denver, officials of Provo River Water- users association board reported after a meeting here Saturday. The board adjourned after one of its more lengthy sessions until Wednesday at 10 a. m., when they convene again in the Roundy building. Plans and specifications for the first unit of work on the project are expected to accompany or precede the bid-authorization order. Buying of right-of-way is being pushed with one man working full-time in tSe field. Plans have been agreed upon for the relocation of the Denver & Rio Grande Western rail line, it is understood, and a meeting of minds is fixed between the association, reclamation bureau, and state road commission, on road removal. Contracts Studied— • Although much of the meeting was concerned with discussion c* subscription contracts, none of these was approved formally. Those reported on were Provo Reservoir Water-users company, Utah Lake Distributing company, Provo, Orem, Lehi and American Fork metropolitan water districts, and Highland Conservation district. E. O. Larson, engineer in charge of the project, and J. R. Alexander, counsel of the reclamation bureau, met with the board. Salt Lake City members reported they would canvass returns of the recent Deer Creek subscription election early next week. The city voted 23 to 1 for the project, unofficial figures show. All directors were present except Fisher Harris and Leland Khnball of Salt Lake City. " ' PRESIDENT OFF ON FISHING TRIP WASHINGTON, Nov. 27 <U.E>— President Roosevelt completed two messages to congress today ingand prepared to leave for a fishing trip off the coast of Florida. Mr. Roosevelt's special train will leave here about 11 p. m. tonight for Miami. There the president and a small party of friends will board the presidential yacht Potomac. DEAN OF CIRCUS BALLYHOO IS DEAD HATTIESBURG, Miss., Nov. 27 (U.R)—Dexter Fellows, 66, dean of circus ballyhoo men, who followed the "big top" around the country for more than 40 years, died in an oxygen tent last night after a. long illness. Dr. Grady Cook announced that death was due to bronchial pneumonia following an attack of typhoid fever six weeks ago. WOMAN TO DIE IN ELECTRIC CHAIR CINCINNATI,, O.. Nov. 27 <U,I!> —-Anna Marie Hahn, 31, convicted of the poison murder of 78-year-old Jacob Wagner, today was sentenced by Judge Charles S. Bell to die in the electric chair on March 10. Judge Bell set the execution date after overruling a motion for a new trial for Mrs. Ha'hn, blond mother of a 12-year-old son. FOG-BOUND AIR PASSENGERS SAFE SIOUX LOOKOUT, Ont, Nov. 27 (U.R)—Eleven persons aboard a Starratt Airlines plane, forced down in the wilderness of northwestern Ontario by dense fog, today awaited clear weather before resuming their journey. Missing for 48 hours, pilot Ken Smith reported the plane safe on Dog Hole bay, midway on its route between Pickle lake and Sioux Lookout. CUBAN PRESIDENT KEPT UNDER GUARD NEW YORK. Nov. 27 (UJ?)— General Gerardo Machado, deposed president of Cuba, was under 24-hour guard hi Murray Hili 'hospital today, pending his appearance before U. S. Commissioner Garrett W. Cotter ta extradition proceedings instituted by the Cuban government. Machado, who came to the United States from Canada for an operation, is wanted in Cuba on- charges of murder and embezzlement. Machado had eluded arrest for more than three years. WATER USERS FAVOR PLAN SALT LAKE CITY, NOV. 27 <rrp.>—Two Water Users' associations in the state, the Provo Water Users association and the Strawberry Water Users association, today unqualified approval to a plan to give the state engineer power to settle the current water rights dispute between Salt Lake City anti approximately 3000 water users. They endorsed intervention of the state water storage commission in a suit filed by Salt Lake City against water users in the Utah lake-Provo river district seeking to have the case dismissed from court and turned over to the state engineer for settlement of water rights. "Settlers under the Strawberry project have long felt some disinterested agency could undoubtedly establish rights to this water in a more equitable manner than possibly could the courts," officials stated. 50 Street Markers Installed in Provo Fifty concrete street markers have been installed at street intersections of Provo city during the past month, and a hundred more are ready to be set up, reports Earl Conder. assistant city engineer. • Tc break before Christmastime the earthen jar called the •Family Pig," in which? savings have been accumulated, is considered unlucky in Holland. S f/i r

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