Pampa Daily News from Pampa, Texas on June 2, 1936 · Page 7
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Pampa Daily News from Pampa, Texas · Page 7

Pampa, Texas
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Tuesday, June 2, 1936
Page 7
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.Tt/ESibAY EVENING, JUNE 2, if&fi. THE PAMPA DAILY NEWS, PnrnpS, Texftl * Rumored to Be Black Legion Chief He's Socialists' /Second Man* ALL-AMERICA GIRL "What if 1 am?" That was the answer of Virgil F. Etllnger, Lima, O., electrical contractor,-when asked if ho were leader of the "Black Legion," alleged secret terrorist society, In Ohio, Michigan, and Pennsylvania. Admitting ho belonged to the Ku Klux Klan and evincing knowledge of the legion, Eflingcr, who resembles a movie "iypstern sheriff," is said to have staled that the latter had 3,000,000 msmbers, talked about "our principles of Americanism and America and denied statements that the legion countenanced murder or planned to lake ovei the government. MAKING REAL CRIME MOVIES Every prison and the major police headquarters would be a crime Hollywood under a scheme for filming criminals which ha^ been developed by the New Jersey State Police. Troopers Cyril P. Dolton (left), and Hugh J. Boyle demonstrate at Trenton, N. J. r how they take sound movies of prisoners for future reference in identification and detection of criminals "Cavalcade" Steers Invade Lagoon A one-time Yukon "sourdough" became Norman Thomas' running male when George A. Nelson, above, Milllown, Wis.. dirt farmer, was nominated lor vice president at the Socialist national convention in Cleveland, Nelson has been a member of the Wisconsin assembly, and Socialist candidate for governor of that state, Sports Boss Gcraldinc Messina was selected as the typical American fiirl athlete by the Longshore Club, Wcstport, Conn. A survey singled out this pretty JS-yenr- old New Yorker, shown hurdling a tennis net, from a field o£ secretaries, office workers, Landis Explains Tacks No Terror to This Auto Aims of SEC —-•— ..—— Longhorn steers, to be used in "The Cavalcade of Texas." historical spectacle to be presented daily 0n the world's largest at aye when the Texas Centennial exposition opens in Dallas June 6. are shown wading in tilt Lagoon near the S3,500,OOI) Civic Cultural Center. Glyma Orr, the only woman owner of a professional foothull team, has been appointed manager of "The Days of Real Sport," sports attraction at the Texas Centennial Exposition, opening in Dallas June 6. Celebrities in all branches of sport are scheduled to appear in the big sports building, near the $5,000,000 Midway. Miss Orr owns the Dallas team in the American Professional League. Probes Terror of Black Legion 1901 Car on Its Way to Dallas Carrying greetings from thousands pf members of the Oldsmobile organization, a caravan of Olds cars, including this 1901 model,, is being driven to the Texas Centennial Ex- 9pejun$ in Pallas June fc GOT. Frank Fitzgerald, of Michigan. is shown giving a message of congratulations to D. E. ttalston for delivery to Gov. James V. Allred, of Texas. At the "wheel" if C. U McCucn, Olds president. The "one-man grand jury" investigating Black Legion terr rorism in Jackson, Mich., is Justice of the Peace Ernest J. Rogers, above. Scores of witnesses have been called in the John Doe inquiry he is conducting, to shed new light on the alleged outrages by the black-hooded and-robed wder. Suspected in the alleged Black Legion lashing of Harley Smith, near Norvell, Mich., Allen Bascom, Jackson county highway commission employe, is shown here as he was fingerprinted in Jackson. Demanding an examination after he was arrested on a charge of kidnaping'and felonious assault, Bascom was held under $10,000 bond. Texas Roses Flown to Germany Full protection for the security holders of the nation is the aim oT the government through its Securities and Exchange Commission, James M. Landis, chairman of that New Deal agency, said at the tenth annual meeting of the Associated Stock Exchanges In Cleveland. Landis is shown here in f\ new picture as he attended the sessions. Jerusalem is showing real jncennily in merlins ils newest trnflic hazard. In the general strike which the Palestine Arabs are staging in thfir demnnd that Jewish immigration be halted, tacks havo bceii scattered in all the principal 5(rce!s of Ihc ancient city, to halt trallic. Hero is shown an auto equipped to overcome this obstacle. Broom? have boon placed in fnml of the wheels \\, sweep up the- tacks as the car moves along and (!ie laughing crov.'d beside the. machine 1 Hct'iv.3 to be conlident that tin; innovation will work, Suspect 'Printed' in Flogging Case Charges Beating by Black Legion Sandlot Veterans Charging that he had been warned that he would die within 24 hours if he revealed what he saw at a Black Legion initiation, William M. Smith, 55, Waynesfleld, O., farmer, above, said he was slugged and bound after he refused to join the night riders at a Wapakoneta, O., meeting. Despite the alleged threat, Smith told his story to police and U. S. agents. Bathtub Slayer Doomed to Die President Roosevelt returned to scenes of his boyhood triumphs when he watched the Robin Hood sandlot team, on which he played nearly 30 years ago, battle with the Columbiaville baseball team at Hyde Park, N. Y. He is pictured chatting with Arthur deGroff, now manager of the nine, one of his old teammates. Another Blow to Camera Prestige Capt. Lehmaim, left, of the trans- Atlantic Zeppelin, Hindenburg, is shown receiving a bouquet of roses from the Texas Centennial Exposition, which opens in Dallas June 6, to carry from New York to the famous Commander Eckener in Germany. The 'Texas Centennial Roses" were developed by A. F. Watkina, Tyler, Tex., flower fancier. Exposition Lights Sweep Lake Convicted in a speedy trial for the weird bath f t murder of Mrs. Nancy Titterton in New York, John Fiorenza, shown in his latest portrait, faces sentence of death in the electric chair. "Duck Primo, duck!" Wide open for the looping left-hand blow with which Leroy Haynes, Philadelphia colored heavyweight, threatens him, badly battered Primo Camera sways awkwardly and unheedingly shortly before he quit in the ninth round of their bout; at Brooklyn, N. Y.' The technical knockout was the second Haynes has scored over the former heavyweight champion in three months. Hang Glider Is Newest Contribution to Aviation The north battery of 'Shy lights" for: the Texas Centennial Exposition's lights are given a>tryoul for tbV June $ opening U» RaUwa, Fuur batteries-will sweep the skies from tach'side yf the $25,000,000 fair lot each night, the glare can be seen «B fat aa SUrevenort, ktt. Latest innovation in aviation, this hang glider will soar through the air at 22 miles an hour, decJ,a?res its inventor, Bob Morse, 28-year-old Calilornian, shown strapped in the seat, {t has only elevator and rudder control. Without ailerons, it is controlled by cables attached to the pilot's body. Pis teet; '' .act as landing gear. The glider weighs 90 pounds and, with a wing spread of only 23'feet, it can be, landed in the flyer's tocfe yard, , ^ -, ,. ,„»

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