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TWELVE THE DAILY MAIL, HAGERSTOWN, MD., FRIDAY, AUGUST 4, 1939. TROUBLE AREA IS PATROLLED "Unauthorized Vigilantes" At Fault For Strike Violence At Dam Site GREEN MOUNTAIN DAM, Colo.. Aug. 4 (#»)—National Guardsmen patrolled the Green Mountain Dam site today while Federal and state officials investigated strike violence that union spokesmen blamed on "unauthorized vigilantes." Adj. Gen. Harold H. Richardson of the Colorado National Guard, who occupied the dam site yesterday on orders to put down a "state of insurrection" after seven men were wounded, extended the military occupation last night to the town of Kremmling, Colo., is miles north of the |4,000,000 dam and tunnel project on the Blue River. Thomas J, Morrissey, United States District Attorney, announced in Denver the Department of Justice required him to obtain full information on the strike called July 12 by five American Federation of Labor unions at the Reclamation Bureau project. "Back to work'' forces deputized by Sheriff John H. Lee broke through a union picket line Tuesday night Six men were shot and one cut in ensuing clashes Wednesday, and Gov. Ralph L. Carr declared a "state of insurrection" existed. Kremmling, where General Richardson, disarmed local officers and several townsmen last night, is in Grand county and the dam site in Summit county. Night Marshal Chauucey Tan Pelt said the citizens, when disarmed, were "following me ready to back me up" while he investigated a report union men threatened to kill two Kremmling business men. Richardson reported taking 15 firearms from the group. "They were some fellows I deputized," Van Pelt said. ILL ERECT 3 SHELTERS (Continued from Page 1) Mountain; one in the vicinity of Fox Gap on the Appalachian Trail about one and cue-quarter miles south, of where TJ. S. 40 crosses South Mountain. The third structure will be located on the east side of South Mountain, one and one-half miles north of Crampton Gap. Two more structures are to be constructed at a later date. One will be located near the Raven Rocks above Smithsburg and the other along the Appalachian Trail near Wolfsville. The Appalachian Trail which is a mountain pathway extending from Maine to Georgia has been developed and maintained by various hiking and camping organizations located in. cities and villages nearby the trail. The club at Hagerstown has in the neighborhood of forty members. The Appalachian Trail Clubs hav e plans calling for the erection ot nearly 250 of these shelters along their trail located approximately a day's travel by foot apart. They may be used by all hikers. Over half of these shelters have already been constructed. In the three-sided agreement, the Maryland State Department of. Forestry leases the land on which the shelters are to be constructed, the hiking clubs furnish all materials while the Soil Conservation Service through the use of Civilian Conservation Corps are t,o furnish labor and supervision. "BOOKIE" MAY FACE PROBE BALTIMORE,. Aug. 4 (£»).—Police moved today to take before the grand jury the case of a man accused of horse race bookmaking and discharged in magistrate's court because a policeman obtained evidence against him while- posing as a cab driver. The suspect was discharged by Magistrate Henry Mann who held that Policeman Allan Clarke was not. in fact, a policeman while he worked for two weeks as a cab driver seeking evidence against cab-driving bookies. Sergeant Ralph Amrein. who preferred the charges, said he had detailed Clarke to the job, and had made the arrest on evidence the policeman obtained. Amrein said the case would go to the jury. Magistrate Maim held that Clarke worked without police credentials, did not arrest the suspect, and that Amrein did not witness the alleged act of bookmaking. Records of the cab company showed that Clarke-, as a cabbie, received approximately $11 and spent $21 for gasoline for a net loss of 810. BLIND MINER BLASTS ONE-MAN MINE IN "PAY DIRT" QUEST DEATHS Mrs. Mary Grier Nevin, wife of Dr. Bruce Nevin, of Mercersburg, Pa., died suddenly yesterday afternoon at the home of her daughter. Mrs. J. B. Heffner, Williamsport. She was a member of Trinity Reformed Church, Mercersburg. Surviving are her husband; daughters, Mrs. J. B. Heffner; Mrs. Henry Hevers. Morristown, N. J.; brothers, Chauncey Grier, Allenport, Pa.; Michael Grier, Kansas City, Mo. Funeral services will be held Saturday afternoon, prayer service at the home of Mrs. Heffner at 1:30 o'clock, with further services at the Trinity Reformed Church. Mercersburg at 3 o'clock.. Rev. Mover officiating. The body may be viewed at the church between 2:30 and 3 p. m. FESTIVAL SATURDAY. Aug. 5 at St. Paul's Methodist Church. Smithsburg. Adv. For Perfect Automatic HEATING Buy TMKEN 60% Discount On LEE TIRE Sale Plan ReicharcTs Garage Christian H. Minnich, aged 62 years, died Wednesday at his home in Waynesboro, Pa., after a lingering Illness. He bad been in ill health since 1926 after a hemorrhage of the brain. In 1931 he was injured while farming on the A. B. Hess farm and since June 3, 193S, had been confined to his bed. He was born in the Marsh district, the son of Jacob and Mary (Ruthrauff) Minnich and lived in Waynesboro and vicinity his entire life. For many years he was a building contractor in Waynesboro and for 17 years was employed in the woodshop of the Landis Engineering Company. Mr. Minnich was a member of the Lutheran Church. Surviving are his wife, Mary Rossman Minnich, and these sons and daughters: J. E. Minnich and Ralph Minnich. Waynesboro; Walter Minnich, Seattle, Wash.; Joe Minnich, Chambersburg; Mrs. Paul Powell, at home; Mrs. Max Izer. Leitersburg; Mark. Helen, Allen, Christian and Clemma. at home, and ten grandchildren. These brothers and sisters: J. P. Minnich, J. R. Minnich, Reid, Md.; Harvey Minnich, New Windsor, Md.; J. N. Minnich, Harrisburg; Mrs. Johnson Bowman, Highfield; Mrs. Kemp Reynolds, Chewsville, Md.; Mrs. George Byer, Mercersburg and Miss Hilda Minnich, Waynesboro The funeral will be held Sunday afternoon at 4 o'clock from the home in charge of Dr. B. Clinton Ritz. Interment will be made it Green Hill cemetery. Mrs. Mary Grier Nevin, wife of Dr. Bruce Nevin, of Mercersburg Pa., died suddenly on Thursday afternoon at the home of hei daughter. Mrs. J. B. Heffner, Wil liamsport, Md., aged 11 years. She was a member of Trinity Reformed Church, Mercersburg. Besides her husband she is sin vived by two daughter,s Mrs. Heff near, Williamsport and Mrs. Henrj Hevers, Morristown, N. J. Fun era 1 unouncement later. Funeral services for William L Davis will be held at the Church o the Brethren tomorrow afternoon at 2:30 o'clock, the Rev. A. M Dixon ofliciating. Interment a Rose Hill cemetery. LAST MINUTE MOVE TO AID ADJOURNMENT (Continued from Page 1) ed and leaders sought to avoid consideration of controversial measures. Adjournment tomorrow appeared o depend on whether the Senate should insert in the bill an Admin- stration request for $119,000.000 to ontinue commodity credit loans. A powerful farm bloc was work- rig feverishly in behalf of this fund, n the event of Senate approval, however, a fight was in prospect •ith the House which might pro- ong the session into next week, ;ven though many members al- eady were leaving for home. • Housing Bill Dead The loan fund was cut out Wed- aesday by an economy-minded House, which yesterday killed the ast vestige of the Administration ending program by voting 191 to 70 not to consider the Senate's 500,000,000 slum clearance and housing bill. The latter action was taken in he face of a plea by Rep. Sabath D-I11), dean of the House, that "the RUMMAGE SALE SATURDAY, AUG. n, At 22 Summit Ave. Ad\ TOM CROSS PHONE 134 Apple Picking Bags Awnings Marfak Lubrication Rocket Car System Yon pay no more for this SPECIAL LUBRICATION Stahl Service Station Pennsylvania Ave. Ph. 1610-J DANCE TONIGHT Saturday and Sunday From 8 till 1 P. M. ORCHESTRA MUSIC BALDWIN NO Cover — NO Minimum SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 4, (£>). —There's no light on his miner's cap. No sunshine seeps along his 600-foot shaft. James Newman drills and blasts in darkness—just as he has for 10 years. Newman is sightless, blinded in a blasting mishap in 1929. He waited until his wounds healed, then back he went to his claim and his cabin in the Wasatch mountains just east of Salt Lake City. Now his mind runs 600 feet into the hilside. He tunneled every inch of it, drilling, blasting, mucking, rail laying and tie cutting. The shaft is eight feet high, planned that way so he won't bump his head. Newman can tell exactly where his drifts lead off from the main I tunnel. Only one factor in his quest for "pay dirt" stumps him—he must depend on friends to describe rock that may contain ore. He's taken out some gold, but the "strike"—that goal that leads all miners on—still eludes him. Now 45, Newman, a bachelor, lives the year out alone at his mine, coming to "town" about every three months for supplies. He works night shifts, too. Why not? Friends marvel at how deftly and quickly he finds his tools and fires his shots. It seems perilous, this business of a blind man mining. Newman laughs at that. "It isn't nearly as dangerous for me to fre blasting powder in my mine as it is to cross a street in the city." assage of this bill. The House leaders eliminated another controversial issue with n announcement by Representa- ive Rayburn (D-Tex) that amendments to the wage-hour law would lot be considered in this session. Both chambers approved a minor )ill exempting operators of small telephone exchanges from the act. Aside from the appropriation bill, the only remaining problem was he deadlock over amendments to the Social Security law. Although there was some hope of a last-minute compromise. Senator Vamlenberg (R-Mich) offered an amendment to a minor revenue bill to "freeze" old age insurance payroll taxes at their present 1 per cent until 1943. This was one of the major objectives in the social se- urity legislation, approved in varying forms by both houses. A Senate appropriations subcommittee was called into session to consider the deficiency appropri ations bill in an effort to get it to the Senate floor by noon. Progress of the bill through the Senate was likely to be slow, for several members were ready with Mercury Hits 96 Degrees Thursday Moderate to heavy thundershowers yesterday afternoon sent the mercury down about 20 degrees within a few minutes but there was no appreciable relief from the current heat wave. The mercury hit 96 degrees about 2 o'clock, J. A. Miller, government weather observer at Keedysville reported. It was the highest recording for about a month although a reading of 97 degrees is tops for the season. Marriage To Stenographer Upheld By Oklahoma Court. Oklahoma City, Aug. 3 (/P). — Madeline Braniff Branson is legally married to Fred P. .Branson, former chief justice of the Oklahoma Supreme Court, and is entitled to $250 a month support money, District Judge John B. Wilson held today. The decision climaxed a four-day hearing on the 47-year-old stenographer's suit for validation of her 1930 marriage to Branson, 59, and $500 a month for support. In her petition, she alleged Branson, now an oil man, was worth $250,000. Branson said he was "broke." Branson brought his bar ft safety deposit box into court today to support his contention that business reverses, together with the romantic affair with his former stenographer and a divorce settlement had dissipated his fortune. The deposit box contained only a few trinkets and a number of notes. Those signed by Branson were marked "paid" and those payable to Branson were marked "not a penny paid on them." Branson, both lawyer and witness, told the court Madeline ruined him. "financially and otherwise," by refusing his requests ."not to drag this case through Oklahoma courts." He testified yesterday the affair with her cost him $60,000 in 15 years, adding he had paid Eula Branson, his divorced wife, more than- $80,000 in a settlement. MOUNTAIN Peaches South Haven, Slappy, Rochester, riiley Bell. Newman's Packing House •mUhaburi, Md. Phont 74 Watermelons White Dixie Bells Ice Cold 2c lb. Anne Arundel CANTALOUPES By Basket or piece No. 1 Cobbler Potatoes Pk. 29c Bu. $1.00 No. 2 Potatoes Pk. 18c Bu. 65c Fresh Home Grown Vegetables. Grouse Produce 207 W. Franklin St. PHONE 1640 I PLUNGE FROM HOTELROOM (Continued from Page 1) in his basement apartment on the West Side. "Persecution" by the new German government of Czechoslovakia was blamed today by a- coroner's jury for the plunge of the refugee \ mother and her two sons. The jury which heard the traffic testimony of the onc-e- wealthy husband and father, decided his wife "committed suicide while temporarily insane due to worry over being forced to leave her home in Czechoslovakia due- to persecution." Her distraught husband, testified at an inquest today his wife constantly talked of taking her life "and taking the babies with her." She had been despondent' since fleeing to the United States fonr weeks ago, he said, after being "more or less compelled to leave" their native land to find opportunities for the children. Nervous and broken, the slight Jewish father unfolded through an interpreter. Attorney Otto Oplatka, a story of having been "practically forced" to sell his million dollar business, the largest textile and clothing manufacturing plant in Czechoslovakia, for a song. "I practically gave it away to my oldest employes because I felt Hitler soon would seize it or order me to give it away," Langer testified. Slashed Wrists. No one in the hotel saw the plunge and the police said it was difficult to determine whether Mrs. Langer flung the youngsters out the window and jumped after them, or gathered them' in her arms and leaped. Her left wrist was slashed and a blood-stained razor blade was found in the hotel room. Witnesses on the street had divergent opinions about the order in which'the bodies fell, although Policeman Gonoude said it appeared to him the woman's body landed first, followed in an instant by the boys." Police, theorized the children had been sleeping and probably never knew of their doom. No outcries were heard. When Mrs. Langer registered at. the hotel she asked for "a nice airy room." The boys were seen in the lobby about G p. m. Later their mother took them out. all three re turning about 10 p. m. On the way to their room she told the elevator operator: "The boys are tired; they are going to see their dad in the morning." Stunned by the tragedy, his unfamiliarity with the English language adding to his anguish, Langer was taken to Central Police Station by sympathetic officers. He clutched his throat as In gave a statement, with the aid of an interpreter and friends. Then the police placed him in '< cell because, they said, they foarec City Submits W.P.A. Program (Continued trcm Pag* 1) View street drain, creek boulevard quarry and three of eight alleys, which were approved in the 1938 program. The 1939 street and alley program, which has been approved by the W. P. A., provides for construction of 22 alleys and nine streets. Projects which have been approved by the Mayor and City Council and which are in the process of preparation for making application to the W. P. A. include construction work on the Maugansville road within the corporate limits, the Cavetown pike and Frederick street within the corporate limits. Contemplated projects which would provide employment during the winter months include city-wide storm water drain and city-wide sanitary sewer projects, which it has been estimated would provide employment for 100 men. A contemplated project to be cosponsored by the city and county is the proposed Northern avenue new street which it is estimated would employ GO men. controversial amendments. Senator Murray (D-Mont) gave notice of an attempt to knock out the 18- month furlough rule in the present relief law. Senator Schwellenbach (D-Wash) said leaders might find it "extremely difficult" to get a final vote on the deficiency bill if he and others were thwarted in their efforts to bring up a resolution giving the La Follette civil liberties committee $50,000 to contiivie its inquiry into industrial labor relationships. Rejection of the housing bill was the third decisive setback for the Administration in the House this week, following major slashes in the deficiency bill and the death of the main lending measure. The action occasioned little surprise, for leaders knew that the same coalition was lined up against it. There were reports, however, that President Roosevelt wanted TO fix the responsibility for its defeat. Voting against consideration of the housing bill were 137 Republicans and 54 Democrats. Eight Republicans and three minor party members joined 1DO Democrats in supporting it. It was a freshman Democrat. ?,1- year-ohl Rop. Albert A. Fore, of Tennessee, who made the final speech against the measure. Ris-i ho might harm himself. He wa? ing in the chamber for the first •• not permitted to view the bodies timo, he shouted: ! during the night. "The Timed State Housing An- Tho polico said th^y obtained this thority is in no r^spera solf-liqui- storv of his ror-ont misfortune: dating. It is not con tern plated that ' \\"orth at l^nst $1,000,000 and ^ninny revenue from any project will '• ploying more than 200 persons. Af- evor be returned to the government." Forp. an orator of the old Southern school despite his youth, estimated that even though the bill calls only for an ?SOO.OOO,000 increase in the agency's borrowing power, the ultima re cost would be §2,700,000,000 through 60 annual payments from the Treasury. ter the Nazis invaded the country be was forced to surrender the business to the government. Out of all his wealth he salvaged about $7,000 and came to the "United states with his family July 1, entering on a six months' visitors permit. Ever since he had been haunted by the fear he might not be permitted to stay in this country. He said he and his family left Praa.gi.ie "because o*f political situations in the country." Langer said he and his wife, Adela, had been married IS years. He said, sorrowfully, that since they arrived in this country she was despondent and "constantly talking about wanting to commit suicide and also to take the children with her^' A relative of the dead woman, Hermine Weil, told reporters: "I think the thought of having to leave this country and being without a home made her (Mrs. Langer) lose her mind." Neighbors told the police the Lungers about two weeks ago had placed the boys in a summer camp near Chicago in the belief that might help th~em overcome the language difficulty, but the lads were withdrawn from the camp aftei some ten days. Mrs. Langer and the children left home yesterday afternoon, os tensibly to visit a zoo. Lnnger worried when they did not return, had asked Mrs. Weil to help find them shortly before the police arrivcf with the tragic news. GRANTED DIVORCE. Panlefta Speaks has been granted an absolute divorce from James A. Speaks, by Judge Frank G. Wagaman. She was represent ed by Attorney Harold H. Hoffman. FIRMER STAND AGAINST JAPS IS INDICATED (Continued from Page 1) the Japanese navy, the world's third strongest. (The China squadron, commanded by Admiral Sir Percy Noble, includes three 10,000-ton cruisers, one 9.100-ton cruiser, one aircraft carrier, one destroyed flotilla of eight ships, 15 submarines, about 25 river gunboats and escort vessels and half a dozen station and mother ships.) (Britain has, however, built a great naval base at Singapore, two or three days' steaming from the China coast, capable of basing and repairing the largest battleships.) (Last. April 15 President Roosevelt ordered the United States fleet back to the Pacific coast after several months in Atlantic waters)'. The Prime Minister went on to say that he hoped nobody would assume it was impossible for-a situation to arise requiring the dispatch of a fleet to the Orient. "At the same time," he said, "we iild much rather settle our differences with the Japanese by discussion and negotiation, provided we can do so without sacrificing what we conceive to be fundamental onsiderations and principles, than to do it by threats of force." He said the use of force would imperil British subjects in Japanese- controlled areas of China and this lad been taken into consideration. "Even if we determine tomorrow that we were going to the last extremity we could not perhaps protect those people — we certainly could not protect many of them," he continued. (About 20,000 British subjects are •esident in China, nearly all in Japanese-occupied territory. In addition about 20,000 Britons live in the British crown colony of Hong- <ong, off the South China coast.) CAPTURE SEA COW OAK ORCHARD, Del., Aug. 4, /P).—A '300-pound sea cow, rare in his section was captured in Indian River Bay today by Wilson Baker of Georgetown. He and a party of friends sighted the mammal feeding n shallow water, clubbed it on the head with an oar and towed it lere. WAY'S STOCK QUOTATIONS Quotations by Mackubin, Legg & Co., Wareham Building, Hagerstown, Md. Phone 2352 Open 1 P. M. Amer. Can ..... Amer, T. & T. .. Amer. Wat. Wks. Anaconda ...... Atchison ....... B. & o ......... Beth. Steel ..... J. 1. Case ....... Chrysler ....... Consol. Gas .... Con sol. Oil ..... Crown Ck. & SI DuPont ......... Gen. Elect ...... Gen. Foods ..... Gen. Motors .... Goodyear ...... Nat'l. DistTrs. .. N. Y. Central ... North Amer. ... Penna. R. R ..... Radio .......... St. Oil of N. J... U. S. Steel ..... United Aircraft . Union Pacific ... Wcst'house Elec. Western Union . West, Md ....... Loews ......... Texas Corp ..... Warner Bros. .. Cont. Oil ....... 1GR 11% 27% 2S% 5 G2 74 1 /2 7V 2 47 % -IS 2S\-' 2 24% ir>% 24 % r >Va -H% 51% 11% 26% 2S% 5 61% 74% 80% 33% 7 Vz 2(5% 360% 37% 47% 47% 27% 24% 3B 24% IS 6 35'*. 5*4 21V> 50% 37% !)S % 10S% 26% 45 3-1% 5 21% CHICAGO GRAIN MARKET Quotations by Mackubin, Legg & Co., Wareharn Building, Hagerstown, Md. Phone 2352 Big Defense Program Contrasts With Fight On Foreign Policy Congressional Leaders Regard Ruefully Unsolved Questions Of Foreign Policy To Confront Them In January. WASHINGTON, Aug. 4, (£>). — President Roosevelt's program for. the greatest expansion of Amerigan defenses since the World War days was enacted by the Congress now nearing adjournment, but leaders regarded ruefully today the unsolved questions of foreign policy which will confront them in January.- .. The dozen or so principal enactments of this session dealing di-' rectly with, foreign affairs involved no decision, on the basic questions dividing Congress and the President: ^ How far should the government go in protecting American, interests abroad and in cooperating with other nations in seeking to safeguard world peace? Should the sale of arms to warring nations be permitted? An exception to the foreign policy discord was the sign of agreement among some leaders of both parties on the Administration's sudden and unexpected notice cancelling tha 1911 commercial tr-eaty with Japan. This action clears the way for Congressional debate on an embargo against the shipment to Japan of raw materials aiding that nation in its undeclared war ou China. Thus, unless an European explosion should bring a call for a special session ia the meantime, Congress in January will face the two momentous issues of the Japanese embargo and revision of the Neutrality law. From leading Senators of both parties Mr. Roosevelt has extracted the promise that neutrality legislation will be released from the Foreign Relations Committee and take its place among the very-first subjects debated when Congress reconvenes. The committee declined to send the legislation to the Senate floor this year after the House defied administration wishes and retained a modified embargo against the sale of arms to warring nations. The warm reception given the President's defense recommendations was in contrast with the cold shoulder turned to some other proposals. With hardly a murmur of criticism. Congress provided for these military reinforcements: A tripled army air force of 5,500 or more planes; new guns, tanks and other weapons costing ?110,000,000; a string of air bases and depots on the continent, on offshore islands, and in Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico and in the Canal Zone; more than a score of new warships, including two 45,000 ton battleships that may be the world's largest. Other arms reinforcements include measures to- strengthen the Panama Canal, to train 95,000 college youths as air pilots within the next five years, and to start acquisition of a reserve stock ol imported minerals and other materials vital in wartime. A measure was approved only yesterday providing a third set of locks for the Panama Canal estimated to cost $277,000,000. Minor differences between House and Senate versions of the bill remain to be adjusted. In carrying out the administration defense recommendations, however, congressional opposition was voiced on several occasions to the President's course in foreign relations. There was a flareup in Congress over the permission given French war ministry officials to view a new warplane which the Army had shown an interest in acquiring. Then, in voting funds for a dozen new air and other bases for the Navy, Congress rejected plans for one ou the far eastern island of Guam in the belief this might create trouble with Japan. Congress was harsh toward one- plan to strengthen bonds with Latin American neighbors. First the Senate whittled the $500,000,000 Mr, Roosevelt asked for loans through the export-import bank, and then the House killed the entire project with the lending bill. From another bill it struck out, on the ground of economy, a combined total oE $-121,330 for various means to promote better hemisphere relations. Administration leaders breathed easier when the resolution for a popular referendum before war could be declared failed to gain headway. They were pleased, too, at the general congressional acceptance ot the President's thesis that national defense involved the secur- itv of the entire hemisphere. AUTOGRAPHERS SPARE NOTHING AROUND NATION'S CAPITAL '36 STUDEBAKER IMCTATOK "fi" SKOAN. T, n. r K c roomy trunk. 1 ly.l™ ulio l!r.-i];.\«. itill- h.M.|.>r. All St.**M r.n.ly nrul Top. Finish :in«l interior cl-?:in. Now Onlv FLEIGH MOTOR CO. Oak Mill Av.-mn- Phone 2:'.00 SQUARE and ROJND DANCE. Friday, Aug. 4 at Ye Old Mill Inn ar. Romp's. Music by Myers' Molo- diers. Cake walk. Prices. Adm. 2."c. Adv. Percy I). YELLOW GOLD \\VrJrljnc rings with thro? fmr> ; diamonds $7.50. Satim's, 21 N. Jonathan St Adv. FANCY POULTRY ALL KINDS CHICKENS ROASTING Ib 20c FRYERS 21/2-4 Ibs lb 22c Table Dressed .. each 10c Rough Dressed Free ZIMMERMAN & WISH ARD Cor. Church and Jonathan Sts. PHONE 227t LOANS Up to $300 On your own signature. Payments to suit your convenience. Call — Write — or PHONE 519 Consumer's Finance Service, Inc. Professional Arts Bldg. Room 407 Wheat— Open Sept. .. fifi% Dec. .. r>n May .. GfiVi Corn— Dec. .. 41% Sept. .. 41 r ;.i May .. 44V» Oats- Sept. . Dee. . May . Ilye- Sopt. . 27% High r.FP/i. 65% 42% •12V2 27% 28% 29 Low 1 p.m. B-l% 64% firi 65% 60 % 41% 42% 41% 42% 44 % 45 27% 27% Mnv •12% 44 40% 41 42% 43 44% 45 WASHINGTON, Aug. 4 (/P)— It's a good thing that Congress is getting out or the Capitol., because the sight-seeing autographers have just about run out ot space on which to scribble their names. 1C things get much worse some one might try to track down a senator and pen his name and home town on the lawmaker's white coat. This summer has seen more initial-writing by Capitol visitors than in nny year the guides can remember. Few places had escaped. Christopher Columbus has been scrawled on. George Washington has got the works. The inside or the Capitol rlome looks like a pencil factory after a hurricane. The stone columns on the portico . . . the monorail train between the Senate and Senate office building—both have been liberally written upon. Even hallowed Statuary Hall has not escaped. Charwomen are called on weekly to wash names and initials 1'rom the feet and legs of the marble generals and statesmen. Guides try to discourage the authors, but there's so much writing going on that they have not. been able to deter them appreciably. Love is the principal theme. ".IHK loves Virginia" adorns thr. wall of the diplomatic gallery in the Senate. "TJ? and MVV"—encircled by an off-center heart—is one of the many exhibits on the House side. STEPDAUGHTER DIES CHICAGO, Aug. 4 (/P).~Miss Edith Snydcr. 2-ycar-old step-daughter of Ruth Etting and a figure in the shooting affray in the singer's Los Angeles home last. October 16, died in the St. Clair hotel today of heart disease. Miss Snyder was the daughter of Martin (the Gimp) Snyder, who was sentenced to not more than 20 years in prison for attempting to murder Myrl Alderman, a pian 1st. CHICKENS LIVE or DRESSED Fryers 2to3 ^ Ibs - •• lb 21c Roasting Ib 19c Young Leghorns lb - 19c Dressing 10c WE. ARE HOME BUYERS Baltimore Street Poultry Market SNOOK BROS., Props. 28 West Baltimore Street Free Delivery Phone 3063 Mid - Summer Clearance Reductions On: [ TROPICAL SUITS SHIRTS — PAJAMAS $9.95 to $19.45 LINENS $11.95 SPORT SHOES TIES — BELTS SWIM TRUNKS LUGGAGE SPORT SHIRTS — SUSPENDERS—HOSE $2.95 — $3.95 All Straw Hats \ Price MUSEY & EVANS TRIPLE CUCUMBER Mrs. William T. Balser, of Fairplay, exhibited a triple cucumber, grown in her garden, nt tlie Hern Id- Mail office today. rprr SATURDAY FIVEiE. AUGUST 5th A Crystal Cup & Saucer with each purchase of Five or More GALLONS of GASOLINE FREE MIXING BOWL Set A 4- Piece with each 2 GALLON Can of 100% Pure Penna. MOTOR OIL on 'y or a 2 Gallon Can of U. S. Motor Oil only 10c less in customer's container 79c FREE A Heavy Turkish Towel and 3 Cakes Soap with each 5,GALLONS 100% Pure Penna. O.10 MOTOR OIL ' u 1 or 5 GALLONS of U. S. MOTOR OIL In Customer's Container U. S. Universal Dry Cleaner . . flal In Customer's Container H. L. MILLS 46 W. Baltimore St. Phone 194

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