Skip to main content
The largest online newspaper archive
A Publisher Extra® Newspaper

The State from Columbia, South Carolina • 8

Publication:
The Statei
Location:
Columbia, South Carolina
Issue Date:
Page:
8
Extracted Article Text (OCR)

EIGHT South Carolina Progrpitirp Motrgpaper THE STATE: MONDAY AUGUST 11 1941 non I Ft farnltna rrogrotnve rSetcspappr Soldiers Columbia Girls Dance at St Peter Recreation Hall Greenville Woman Dies of Axe Wounds WEATHER COLUMBIA OBBKKV ATIOKS City Office August 10 111 Temperature Highest tuiiuy this dale last year same date fur Si yeara 103 in 1100 Lowaat today 71 thia data laat year 72 same date for 36 years 64 in 1SS7 Average today 84 normal today SO accumulated departure from January 1 to date minua 1 Temperatures 7:80 a Tin 78 1:30 to- 84 I in 81 Wind Direction and 7 a W-S mile 1:80 £-8 miles 6 8W-8 miles Btata of Weather 7:80 a clear I 1 :30 clear 8 lu cloudy Station Barometric Pressure Inches 7:80 a 2064 1:30 2964 8 2960 Precipitation--Total for 24 hours ending at 6 today 000 inches total since January 1 to date 2018 inebea total last year for aama period 2088 inches normal for aame perk 2784 Moon Phase Pull moon New Moon- August 22- 1 :84 First Auyuet 29 9:04 a Pull September 8 18:88 Last August 14 9:40 Sun rises 16th Meridian time tomorrow morning at 8:48 o'clock seta tomorrow evening at 7:16 o'rlock Possible sunshine tomorrow 138 hours Tides at Charleston High 1040 a 11 feet low 4:80 a -01 foot high 11:00 80 feet lnw 4:47 04 foot CIO Ponders Contract with Shipbuilders BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CIO employes considered yesterday (Sunday) a new one-year no-strike agreement with the New York Shipbuilding corporation at Camden while 17000 fellow union mem bers continued to tie up operations of the Federal Shipbuilding and Dry dock company at Kearny The two concerns hold close to a billion dollars worth of orders for navy and merchant vessels The Camden agreement negotiated between New York shipbuilding and the industrial union of Marine and Shipbuilding Workers is subject to ratification by the union membership Complete details were not announced but John Green union president termed the agreement "about the best in the shipbuilding industry in this country" Although reports were current that the government might take over the operation of the Federal Shipbuilding plant unless the walk-out there was ended soon there was no indication in Washington that such a step was imminent The marine and shipbuilding union truck last Thursday because of the company's failure to accept a proposal by the defense mediation board that employes who failed to maintain good standing in die union be discharged from their jobs A new strike threat appeared in Allentown Pa where the CIO United Auto Workers issued a call for a walk-out at 8 a Monday at the Mack Manufacturing company A union official said the strike would not be called off unless the company agreed to make a 15-cent-an-hour wage increase retroactive to Monday August 4 Present scales range from £4 to 95 cents an hour A company official replied that the firm could not agree to make a wage increase retroactive "without knowing the extent of its future business or the attitude of the union toward its proposals" The company employs 4700 Wage increases ranging from 8 to 15 1-2 cents an hour were announced in Seattle for employes of the Boeing Aircraft company A union official aid the raises would boost average from approximately 82 cents to approximately $102 an hour He added that the new scale was 40 per cent higher than wages for comparable work in any other aviation plants in the country The photographer stepped inside the recreation hall of programs given regularly to provide wholesome amusement club dance as much as the soldiers (Photo by Sargeant) St Peter Catholic church to flash a typical scene at one of the WPA-sponsored recreation for the soldiers at Fort Jackson Hie girls too seem to be enjoying this service Columbia Elks Lodge No 1190 GEORGE SCOTT Publicity Co al Crofl Is Ordered lo Fort Benniug The war department announced the assignment of Maj Gen Oscar Griswold to command the Fourth Motorized division at Fort Benning Ga General Griswold is at present in command of the infantry replacement training center at Camp Croft In his new assignment General Griswold will succeed Maj Gen Lloyd Fredenall who was recently assigned to command the Second Army corps General Griswold was bom in Arthur Kev and was graduated Horn 1 Thwart Plot To Sink Nazi Freighter Fort Lauderdale Fla Aug Immigration Inspector Scott and Broward County Sheriff Walter Clark tonight reported a plot to sink the former German freighter Arauca between Port Everglades and her drydock point Mobile Ala within the next few days The plot was disclosed by Edward Hall Harrison a Norwegian seaman and engineer of the Arauca Scott said Harrison was quoted as say- a 4UWISU A THEODORE Leading Knight OTT Loyal Knight HEIDT Lecturing Knight Avenue FORECAST South Partly cloudy and not so warm Monday Tuesday partly cloudy widely scattered afternoon thunder show-era North Partly cloudy and mild er Monday Tuesday partly cloudy and warmer scattered thunder showers in the mountains Georgia and Partly cloudy and continued warm Monday and Two day except for widely scattered local afternoon thunder showers Lax tern New York Fair somewhat warmer in the int-rior Monday increasing cloudiness and wanner Monday night Tuesday mostly cloudy with occasional ahnsrera west and north portions Maryland and Virginia Fair with moderate temperature Monday increasing cloudiness and not so cool Monday night Tuesday mostly cloudy and so mew hut warmer with scattered showers or thunder storms In extrema wist portions West Mostly cloudy and moderately warm Monday followed by neeax-iunal light rain beginning during tlia night Tuesday showers and thunderstorms with somewhat higher temperature District of Columbia Fair with moderate temperature Monday increasing cloudiness and somewhat wanner Monday and Monday night nnd Tuesday gentle cast and southeast winds Monday becoming southerly Tuesday Kentucky und Tennessee Continued hot humid weather with araltrred afternoon showers and thunder storms Monday and Tuesday Louisiana and Partly cloudy continued warm Monday and Tuesday widely scattered afternoon and evening thunder showers In extreme south portions Centle to modrrsta variable winds on the eoasta Partly cloudy to cloudy Monday and Tuesday scattered thunder how-ers Tuesday and in east and extreme south portion Monday gentle to moderate variable winds on the coast Extreme Northwest Partly cloudy to cloudy scittcrrd thunder rhnw-ere Monday and Tuesday gentle to moderate variable winds Arkansas Partly cloudy continued warm Monday Tnesdcy eonsiik-rable cloudiness scattered thunder showers and cooler over northwest and'extrane west portions East Partly cloudy Monday Tuesday partly to cloudy scattered thunder showers and cooler over northwest nd extreme north portions gentle to moderate winds mostly aulheast to east on the lower coast and variable on the upper coast DAILY RIVER BULLETIN I take the Arauca ing "We'll never anyplace she is at Harrison disclosed that he was an admirer of the Nazi regime He was arrested Saturday night by Sheriff Clark after a fight in Fort Lauderdale after he had made the sink her as soon as in 1910 During the World war he served in France as machine gun officer of the Eighty-fourth division Later he was on duty with the Three Hundred and Second Tank brigade and as assistant chief of staff of the Eighth Army corps Subsequent to the World war he served on the faculty of Harrison came to Port Everglades to join the Arauca crew from New York on Wednesday Immigration officials established that he had deserted the Finnis' ship Pandia when Brother Richard O'Hara from Portland lodge No 748 was present Friday evening and made a brief talk Visiting brothers registering at the home during the past week were: Mayer Florence Samuel Blum-enthal Philadelphia Pa Lawrence Lanier Florence Albert Reuter Sedalia Mo Earle Petit Charleston James Bellinger Salisbury James Dougherty Lancaster Reminding the Elks Ladies that their next meeting will be held at the Elks home Wednesday September 3 The exalted ruler has announced the chairman of the following new committees: Coleman Karesh resolutions committee Dunning chairman lapsation committee- Charlie Christ-mus chairman membership committee for September Jeffords flag committee Sam Spencer Joins Faculty At Davidson he and five other seamen struck on ment training center at Camp Croft May 20 1941 at Philadelphia sinc last March General Griswold Scott said Harrison would be graduate of the command and brought up for indictment by the general staff school and of the army partment of justice on an immigra- war college tion charge The fact that Harrison said Cn0 Tlrteml'll in his statement on sabotaging the llJsJJl till ship indicated otheis from the Norwegian crew might be in on Scott aaid A special investigator from the I The monthly scientific meeting of immigration service is working on the Columbia Medical society will be Scott said Harrison is in the held at 8:30 tonight at the State hos- WILLIAM EARTH Exalted Ruler CROWSON Secretary DUNNING Treasurer The lodge meeting last Friday night was one of the best in recent months with a good attendance The next meeting will be Friday evening August 22 at 8 o'clock Fans have been installed in the lodge room and the members will find it very comfortable Arrangements are being made by the Elks ladies for a basket picnic on August 20 The time and place will be announced later Brim Rykard a member of the staff of the Columbia Record was initiated at the meeting Friday night The members of the lodge enjoyed very much a fish supper served after the last meeting by Brother Dan Drutus Brother Jeff Bates has accepted the chairmanship of the national defense committee of Columbia lodge This committee has a very important assignment in connection with the national defense program the details of which will be announced later ment checked their tickets and receipts "for some time" before the arrests the detective reported and found each of the accused persons re-selling a specified number of tickets daily Delegates to Bakers Sessions Begin Arriving Myrtle Beach Aug Delegates began registering here today for the annual convention of the Caro- linas Bakers association The convention opens tomorrow and will last through Wednesday A 'number of men prominent in the industry will speak A program of business and recreation has been arranged Paschall of Raleigh president of the association JOUAM Meets Tonight Richland council No 192 of the Junior Order of United American Mechanics will meet at 8 o'clock tonight at Fraternal hall 11091-2 Hampton street A full attendance has been urged by the counselor A Keels GETS CLOTH ORDER Stevens and company of Clevedale has received an army order for 24750 yards of olive drab cotton cloth for $1320413 i632 Hampton is! Greenville Aug Mrs Estelle Takis 34 wife of Alex Takis cafe operator and mother of two young girls who was slugged by an unidentified assailant in the bedroom of her home here early Thursday morning died in a local hospital tonight at 8:39 o'clock She never regained consciousness 'leaving city police little information on which to base their search for the slayer An autopsy performed by Dr-Ass Seal' boro ugh county physician showed death was caused by a compound fracture of the skull Three Negro men arrested following the attack were still being held jin city jail tonight for questioning A fourth Negro was released by police Friday No other arrests have been made The body will be sent to Augusta Ga her former home tomorrow for burial Smiths on Tour To Panama Mr and Mrs Enoch Smith and son Enoch Jr and grandson Smith Jr left Saturday morning morning for an extended trip to Mexico City and the Panama Canal They plan to go to New Orleans for the first stop then to Laredo Texas and down the Pan-American highway to Mexico City It roads are open for motor travel they will make the trip to the Panama Canal zone before returning home They expect to return via San Antonio Texas and other scenic points along the way Reds Use continued from page 1 German battalions of to Three Hundred and Twelfth Infantry regiment and one battalion of motorized infantry Where this action took place was not disclosed in to communique The German masses still on the offensive were meeting strange weapons of to Russian civil war as well as the most modern Red equipment Steadily organizing deeper defenses in which to enmesh the Nazi legions the Russians faced to eighth week of trial by fire and declared themselves unafraid of the worst that Adolf Hitler now could throw against them From to barren rocky hills of the north where front line dispatches said a Finnish infantry charge was smothered by a Soviet avalanche of stone to the Black plains of the Ukraine the Russians reported a steadfast defense The stones it was said crushed two Finnish battalions Armored trains such as those used by the raw Red army to fight off the counter-revolution after the rise of Lenin appeared once more in action Another fomtline story said such train supported by infantry which kept in touch by rockets was used to recapture a village from to Germans Elsewhere on to front a crack German regiment was officially reported routed on the Finnish front and a Nazi tank column smashed west of Moscow Quite as Important in the battle was a report by the railway transport commissariat which said that despite persistent German attempts to bomb stations and punctiona there had been no major stoppage of trains since the beginning of to war Thomas Sawyer Dies at Salley Springfield Aug (Special) -Thomas Sawyer 70 died at his home in Salley today He is survived by his widow who was Miss Gladys Price two daughters Misses Jean and Carol Sawyer one ton Thomas Sawyer three sisters Mrs Thomas Jones Misses Julia and Bessie Sawyer all of North one brother Joe Sawyer Funeral services will be held at 5 Monday at Salley cemetery Deni in McCravy to Take Navy Exam Today Dewlin McCravy of 2700 Gark street has been ordered to report today to Hampton Roads Va for a final physical examination prior to active assignment as a water tender with the United States navy Mr McCravy a traffic officer with the Columbia police department for to last seven years and the top is-tol shot of the force is expected to have no difficulty in passing the examination He had prior service in the navy Many of the leading businesses in eluding to largest bank and electric light company of Lima are controlled by Italians "MINUTE MEN In today's fast-moving tempo with the men who "go places and do things" expediting National Defense MINUTES COUNT Delta Air Lines save them precious hours between military and industrial centers From Texas to the Atlantic from Cincinnati to Atlanta Delta speeds these travelers on their important missions TOE TRARS-SOUTHEDN ROUTE the United States Military academy military academy as a member of infantry board at Fort Bcn- ning and as a member of the war department general staff He has been in command of the infantry replace- known as "booster" which is used in the manufacture of shells The Page brothers of Shelby were in- jured in an automobile accident near here last night The car in which they were riding overturned Iodine is dangerous for goiter Broward county jail on a disorderly conduct charge The Arauca was chased Into Port wr Everglades near here December 19! superintendent wjQ make a talk 1939 by to British cruiser Orion I The German freighter barely made NEW EXrLOSIVES PLANT to safety of the harbor in time to 0rangebur( observer avoid capture or destruction Construction was begun yesterday on to new plant of the Wannamaker Chemical company about 200 yaids south of the old plant on Cannon Bridge road This new building will Second Lieut Smith of John- be about the same size of to old ston is one of 31 newly-commissioned plant which was damaged by an exlieutenants in to Signal corps re-1 plosion several weeks ago Wanna-serve who will begin today the first maker Chemical company is one ol course of instruction in radiolocation three plants in the United States of aircraft at Port Monmouth manufacturing petryl an explosive Infantry Glee Club Makes Its Debut in Columbia Last evening marked the initial appearance in Columbia of the Twenty-eighth Infantry Glee club before an appreciative audience gathered in the soldiers center 1621 Sumter street This newly organized glee club under the direction of Pfc A Haight accompanied by Corp Robert Ludwig and sponsored by Chaplain Johnson offered an enjoyable program consisting of two numbers by the glee dub nutations by Private Meriono a field organ duet by Private First Class Haight and Corporal Ludwig a piano solo by Corporal Ludwig "Wagon Wheels" sung by the glee soloist Private Elfast three violin solos by Private Lazow "Because" sung by Private Wittkowski and closing with two numbers by the entire ensemble "Funicula" and It is expected that the glee dub will make more frequent visits to bia appearing in various churches and recreation centers and before civic organizations Four Arrested At Raleigh for Reselling Tickets Raleigh Aug Raleigh detectives announced tonight the arrest of four Negro employes of the Ambassador theater on charges of embezzling at least (12500 in ticket fees from the theater over a period three years or more Three men and a woman have confessed Detective Maddrey said to taking from the theater through the re-sale of tickets All were employed at the Negro entrance and balcony of the theater which is Raleigh's largest cinema house The Negroes were employed in varying capacities as doormen and cashiers and Maddrey said worked in collusion The theater manage- Sam Spencer second lieutenant in the army and the son of Mr and Mrs R- Spencer of 2442 Wheat street has been called to serve as a member of the ROTC faculty 'of Davidson college Spencer who was graduated from Davidson in 1810 was student body president lieutenant-colonel of the ROTC battalion member of Phi Beta Kappa Omicron Delta Kappa and Kappa Alpha fraternities and a member of the YMCA cabinet He will join the Davidson faculty at the start of the 1941-42 session September 15 His father is president of the First Carclinas Joint Stock Land bank of Columbia the war department announced Recruited from all sections of to Nazi Amis Caches Found In Peru BY THE ASSOCLATED PRESS Santiago Chile Aug The widening circle of suppressive action against alleged Axis plotting in South America has brought seizure of arms caches and several arrests in the snow-covered region of Puerto Montt Chile a principal center of German colonization on the continent Chilean officials announced last that four alleged Nazis were taken with a quantity of arms at Puerto Montt after authorities discovered a plot against Chile's institutions" Unofficially it was reported that additional raids and arrests were made in the neighboring towns of Frutillar Llanquihue and Puerto Varas with five persons arrested at Puerto Varas including the local Nazi leader The Socialist governor of the province Francisco Sepulveda reported to the ministry of interior that those arrested were Their nationality was not specified publicly The Puerto Montt section in Chile's beautiful lake country is comparable to some parts of southern Brazil and northern Argentina as a center of German population The Chilean action was but the latest in a series of similar measures in eight South American nations Brazil's president Getulio Vargas has taken steps to subdue German influence in the schools while Argentina's Entre Bios province where an alleged Nazi plot was uncovered has been so thoroughly shaken up that there enough room in police stations to hold persons in custody Colombia next door to the Panama Canal broke up an army plot of few days ago Uruguay is engaged in study of the sources of income of a pro-Nazi newspaper owned by Alejandro Kayel who recently was removed from congress after farmland shootings which officials credited to Nazi agitation drive against Axis influences started more than a year ago A congressional committee has been investigating for months Last March and April Peru seized German air lines and closed the transocean news agency Bolivia cracked down in July closing pro-Axis newspapers arresting many persons and ejecting the German minister One week later Paraguay degreed death for fifth columinists The direction of Argentina's inquiry has been in the hands of a congressional committee appointed last May The most important result of its work thus far has been the arrest of Former Gen Juan Bautista Molina on charges tetalitarbn overthrow of planning a tota of to government Nation Swelters As Temperature Stays in BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The nation sweltered under a blanket of heat over the weekend as all sections east of the Rockies reported temperatures in the high 90's Even light rains in some sections of the South failed to break the wave and weather bureau officials predicted that the high temperatures would continue through to first of this week Possible relief is seen only for New England The coolest spot in the nation was Sault Ste Marie Mich with 58 degrees Elsewhere the mercury reached over 90 Jacksonville and St Louis over the weekend reported 101 Richmond and Pierre had 100 degrees Boston and New York had exceptionally high readings of 94 and 95 degrees Light rains fell in New Orleans southern Alabama and Georgia and in the north Georgia and eastern Tennessee mountain regions Woman Hurt In Accident Florence Atkinson 53-year-old midwife who lives at 2324 Taylor street was struck by an automobile end badly hurt at 9:50 last night while walking at the intersection of Harden and Taylor streets She was admitted to the Columbia hospital where she underwent an operation Her injuries include a compound fracture of the right leg a fractured rib badly cut ankle and bruises The driver of the automobile Ollie Bouknight of Irmo was not held Mr Bouknight was returning to Irmo after having taken his daughter a nurse to to hospital Railway tank cars built by United States oil companies totaled 142500 as of January 1 1941 nation the men are to vanguard of is to explosive which is located approximately 500 volunteers called between the cap of a shell and the for by the army from the fields of powder load The new plant will em-radio engineering and electronics to ploy around 25 men it is understood learn to operate air raid warning de- C1IILD KILLED Rutherfordton Aug (AP) Lowery 14 was killed her sister Ida and Caroll and Alley vices and man detector posts Details of construction and operation of the detectors which will soon be on defense duty 24 hours a day all (f)-Fall Kite Minus TEMPERATURE AND RAINFALL Washington Aug (AP) Wes thee bureau records of temperature and rainfall for the 24 hour ending 3 in the principal cotton growing amc und elsewhere Preclpits-High Lnw tkm Alpena Asheville Atlanta Atlantic City Birmingham Hot son Buffalo 76 Burlington Chicago Cincinnati Cleveland Columbia Denver Detroit Duluth El Paso Fort Worth Galveston Havre 98 Jacksonville Kansas City Key West Little Knck Los Angeles Louisville Memphis Meridiun Miami Minneapolia-SL Mobile New flrleani New York Norfolk Pittsburgh Portland Maine Portland Ore Richmond St Louis San Antonio San Francisco Savannah Tampa Vicksburg American coastline and at overseas bases are a closely guarded military secret Sweden has expropriated stocks of firewood in many cities Dollar Makers HOW TO ANSWER JUST a millinery saleswoman who never asks I sell you a hat Instead she says: want to show you our lovely new and goes on to comment how veiling softens the and the next thing the customer knows she is trying on hats A new rug and furniture saleswoman approached a young couple who were for ideas to use when they furnished an apartment later This saleswoman explained she was just a and asked if she might look with them They agreed left after an hour with a lot of notes came back three months later to buy (800 worth of furnishings Another saleswoman had a "just looking" lady explain she was just browsing around but expected to get married So the saleswoman showed her some new bridal one of which the customer bought together with a new hat for travel A young woman and her mother were looking" in a artificial flower until the saleswoman found that the mother herself made such flowers as a hobby A quick reference by the saleswoman to better quality flowers and how the mother could appreciate their value led to the sale of (35 worth (Released by the Bell Syndicate Inc) HEAVY EATER San Diego Calif Aug Pvt James Rees joined the marines and is eating Uncle Sam out of house and home Marine medical officers said Rees who enlisted from Waterloo Iowa eats from five to seven pounds of food at a meal The medical officers reported the appetite was but were not alarmed Rees has gained 15 pounds in to two and one-half months he has been in the service snd has won expert medals in target and bayonet training Large heroic statues of the Savoir and to Apostles surmount the facade of St Peter church About 180000000 gallons of gasc line are moved every 24 hours in the United States Mexico is warring on immoral films Wilmington '41" DAILY SERVICE TO Charlatan 4t Min 3IS New Orleans" tV Hra 1676 Atlanta Min IMS Rfrmincham I Hr 1666 Dallas 7V4 Hra 4S6S "via intor-lins connection FOR RESERVATIONS CALL 3881 Her sprained ankle encased In a cast Film Comedienne Martha Raye was confined to bed at her home in Hollywood after her automobile went 156 Mrs Lena Bender 67 stands guard wth a double-barreled shotgun after warning a road-widening crew there would be trouble If workers cut another inch off her suburban property In Sr Louis She also bolds an old plat phtth she said proves ber contention ol ownership Unemployed clubs are beinfpet down canyon lad nlijht when she swerved to avoid a parked car organised in cities cf Eire jShe is expected to be able to return to her screen work shortly.

Get access to Newspapers.com

  • The largest online newspaper archive
  • 300+ newspapers from the 1700's - 2000's
  • Millions of additional pages added every month

Publisher Extra® Newspapers

  • Exclusive licensed content from premium publishers like the The State
  • Archives through last month
  • Continually updated

About The State Archive

Pages Available:
1,934,578
Years Available:
1891-2024