The Daily Mail from Hagerstown, Maryland on August 14, 1939 · Page 4
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rOUR THE DAILY MAIL, HAGERSTOWN, MD., MONDAY, AUGUST 14, 1939. Europe Counts Its Bushels Before War Is Hatched And This Year The Wheat Crop May Be Bigger Than Usual By WILLIAM McGAFFIN AP Feature Service Writer LONDON, Aug. 14 (£>).—Today's armies have the deadliest weapons jii history—as effective one time of year-as another. But the men who use them must eat. That's one big reason why expert strategists pick mid-August—when the wheat crop will' be in hand throughout most of Europe—as the time when a new crisis; if one is coming, is likely to develop. For after the harvest is gathered, the nations' breadbaskets ar.e replenished and'ithe farmers are'free to fight. This is still a vital item despite the fact that every government that can manage is laying in huge "security stocks." Barring last minute complications 3 it looks like an average or better yield in most of Europe this year. What does that.mean? In England, where an average crop 'of about 50 million bushels is expected, it means importing four- fifths of her domestic needs. That is why it is imperative for Britain to retain mastery 'of the seas. Nazit Work Fast In Germany, prospects of a good average return assure her of nearly enough wheat to feed the populations of the original Reich and of the new additions. Germany can get what additional she needs easily so long as she maintains her grip in the Danube basin. Right now the time element is her principal preoccupation. Hampered by an acute labor shortage in her anxiety to gather the harvest as quickly as possible, she has pressed into service thousands of the Hitler youth and foreign workmen. She has brought 37,000 farm 'hands from Italy, 15,000 from Yugoslavia, 12,000 from Hungary, 40,000 from Slovakia. Italy, according to the official estimate of 294 million bushels, is winning her "Battle of Wheat" for self-sufficiency and won't need to import any wheat unless she wishes to increase her reserve. The trade, however, puts 280 million bushels as a "nearer right" figure. France should have a surplus, although private forecasts of 294 million bushels would mean scarcely better than an average year. The surplus comes from 70-odd million bushels left over from last year's bumper crop and from the 1939 North African yield of 102 million bushels—40 per cent above last year's. War Supplies Are Big The Big Four of western Europe all have acquired large war stocks —especially since wheat became a FLEISHERS ON THE SQUARE Gives You Tomorrow — Tuesday EXTRAORDINARY CLEARANCE! Cotton Dresses $1.44 VALUES to $4.00 SIZES 14 to 44 MAIN FLOOR SENSATIONAL CLEARANCE TOMORROW 1000 PCS. Sportwear Cotton Skirts Cotton Blouses Bathing Suits 25c VALUES to $2.00 Rayon Sport Blouses Beach Overalls 2-pe. Play Suits Shorts CLEARANCE Silk and Rayon 4 Prs. $1.00 ALL WANTED STYLES Extraordinary Clearance Tomorrow Crepe Twist SILK HOSE 2 Prs. $1 VALUES to 89c Pair SENSATIONAL CLOSEOUT TOMORROW Cotton Dresses VALUES to $3.00 SIZES 14 to 18 $1 FINAL CLEARANCE! House Coats $1 $2 $3 VALUES to $6.95 CLEARANCE! Evening FROCKS til VALUES to $10.00 FINAL CLEARANCE! SPRING COATS and 2-piece SUITS $5 VALUES to $20.95 Second Floor CLEARANCE! Better Silk & Cotton DRESSES $Z& $3 SIZES 14 to 44 VALUES to $10.00 SECOND FLOOR TOMORROW Silk and Rayon SLIPS 99c VALUES to $1.50 SIZES 32 tc 44 CLEARANCE! White Summer BAGS 25c VALUES to $1.00 FINAL SHOE CLEARANCE Broken Lots of Better Shoes *r * • Pilmpt VALUES • tttptnt • Tttf+M • Optn l«ckt ^^ ^^f $1 VALU^ $1 lit to $4.95 • Whites • Blue and White • Tan and White a) Linen • Mesh VALUES te TALKS RESUMED Moscow, Aug. 12 (£>). — British- French-Soviet staff talks aimed at an agreement for a three-power mu- tual assistance pact began here today. German Women March Out to Help Harvest The Grain political weapon as well as the staff of life. England, Germany and Italy, for example, bought heavily of Rumania's bumper crop last year. England's aim was to prevent the Nazis from making an "economic prisoner" of Rumania. Germany, too, is stretching her supply by mixing 10 per cent rye and potato flour with the wheat Russia, as usual, is a question mark. It is uncertain whether she has any war reserve or whether this year's crop will provide for domestic requirements as an ordinary crop does in Russia. The winter wheat was fairly good but constitutes only 40 per cent of Russia's production. The spring wheat is thought to have been damaged by the June hot spell. As for the rest of Europe: Poland expects a good yield of rye, her big crop, sufficient for domestic con- sumption; Rumania probably will have 30 million bushels of wheat to export of an estimated yield of 144 million; Hungary will have 18 of 105 million; Bulgaria and Yugoslavia are slated for an average return sufficient for their own needs; and Spain has contracted for approximately 12 million bushels from the Argentine to compensate for a 20 per cent below average crop as a consequence of the war. Store Open Every Evening From 7 to 9 — Open an Account "Y" Boys Enjoying Out- ing'Near Pearre; Carnival Held Saturday. Athletic activities featured the first week of camping for Y. M. C. A. boys who are using the camp of Boy Scouts near Pearre, Md. This is the twentieth year for the Y. M. C. A. camp. There was an athletic carnival last Saturday. Winners of the land meet were: Robert Wyssong, first; Calvin Sheeler, second; C. Neill Baylor, Jr., and Marvin L. Isanogle, tied for third place. The water meet was won by ueorge Ridgely, first; C. Neill Baylor, Jr., second; Marvin L. Isanogle, third. The best bed in camp has been won three times by C. Neill Baylor, Jr.; Teddy Stine, twice and Isanogle and David Mark, once each. Best beds in cabins were about evenly distributed among the rest of the boys. Capture the flag contest was won by Elroy Boyer's cabin, two out of three games, during the past week. Boys of David Bloom's cabin won the best table in the dining room a majority of times. Indian relics were given as prizes for all contests and were given personally by Harry E. Wolf, camp director. The baseball team captained by Bernard Wolf captured the series from the team headed by David Bloom during the past week. A hike of about four miles was taken during the week. The program for the second week will include a treasure hunt, volley ball tournaments and an orange and green contest on Thursday and Friday. These will be all around contests with Boyer's boys against Bloom's boys. Boys at camp for the first week were as follows: Carl Bentz, Allan Corderman, Marvin L. Isanogle, Louis Weibel, Eddie Stitzell, Robert Wyssong, Maurice Johnston, Jr., Vernon Parker, John Ma- Relieve the discomfort with this accurate aspirin. St.Josepn GENUINE PURE ASPIRIN Caskey's Three New Loaves NOW AT YOUR GROCERS Schindel, Rohrer & Co. Headquarters For Sherwin - William* PAINT 28-30 S. Potomac St. Phone 706 95 Piece China DINNER SET '10 Service for 12 Special HARRY S. MYERS 53 North Potomac Street EN VOY —"Europe's peace lies in Danzip," said Count Jeny Potocki, Polish ambassador to U. S., returning from Poland where he found "determination rto tight for :'ozza. Von Wilbur Mongan, C. Neill Baylor. Jr., Ernest Barr, David Mark, Teddy Stine, Calvin Sheeler, George Ridgely, Lynn Spaulding, • F, Bernard Wolf. Among new boys the second week are Richard Miller and Richard Harnish. Dinner visitors Sunday were W. H. Babylon, Hancock; Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Stine, Dongie Stine, Taqueline Stine, Hagerstowu; Mrs. Doris Stitzell and Mary Dare Ross, Hagerstown; J. Deen Marquart, Hagerstown. Frank Welch, camp cook, is proving popular not only because of. his ability as a cook but through occasional entertainment he provides in the form of clog dancing. Leaders at camp are David Bloom and Blroy Boyer, with Harry E. Wolf as camp director. Large Attendance Marks Tournament The first old-fashioned jousting tournament ever.held at Mercersburg, Pa., on Saturday afternoon, in connection with the Homecoming and carnival, put on by Mercersburg firemen, brought ^>ut a crowd of 3,000 persons. Washington county riders won a majority of the $115 In prizes offered. William B. Leatherman, Tilghmanton, delivered the coronation address at the tournament while Edmund C. Wingert, Chambersburg attorney, delivered the charge to the knights. Judges were Preston Howard, Hagerstown, and Paul Miller, Tilghmanton. The four girl marshals were Misses Winnie Gus, Izora Crist, Maud Stevens and Fay Stevens. The tournament will be an annual affair. Winners as follows: rookie class, first, Junior Bradley, Welsh Run; second, Earl Trist; third, Thomas Fries and fourth, Lester Fisher, Washington county; amateur class, first Waldon Burtner; second, Howard Burtner; third, F. Herbert; fourth, Ro.land Reeder, all of Washington county. Burtner crowned Edith Snyder; professional class first, Harry Henesy, who crowned Evelyn Malotte, of Fairplay; second, Jacob Burtner; third, Waldon Burtner; fourth, Jack Henesy; fifth, F. Herbert and sixth, Frank Herbert, all of Washington county MOTORIST ARRESTED Lawrence Mong, 33, Waynesboro was arrested Saturday night b> Deputy B. C. Bender on a charge of reckless driving. It is estimated that 6.000 high schools in 33 states teach traffic safety to students. 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Speeding into the station, the express struck an apparently faulty switch 200 feet from the switch tower. The front wheel- truck of the first car safely passed the switch, but the rear truck shot over to an entirely separate pair of rails. Half-askew, while the front truck ahead on the express rails and back truck switched over to the local- line rails followed by the rest of the train, the express slid along 200 feet and tken struck the brick switch tower. The tower was demolished, raining bricks and mortar onto the street below. Two women were taken to a hospital where they were reported seriously injured. Police immediately blocked off the scene. Five ambulances and four police emergency trucks were rushed to the vicinity. Manhattan police headquarters said first reports showed 20 persons had been injured. Relieve Pain In Few Minu To relieve torturing ain of Rhcumausm, asss to your utawtton., in If* wiir money back. Don t tufier- ASK , your SJnffSSr to NUR1TO o. mi BM««M«. 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