The Daily Mail from Hagerstown, Maryland on September 13, 1939 · Page 5
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THE DAILY MAIL, HAGERSTOWN, MD., WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 1939. FIVE 'BRAIN TRUSr ONLY AN IDEA President Ridicules Story And Claims Press Created The "Ghost" WASHINGTON, Sept. 13.—Mention of the Brain Trust at a press conference Tuesday set President Roosevelt off on a ghost story. The Brain Trust, he said, was a two-headed Corcorau-Colien banshee (ghost to you) which had been created by the press and finally laid to rest by the press. He said with a grin that the ghost had been killed by reporters at Hyde Park Sunday in writing about an executive order reorganizing the White House staff. This remark apparently referred to news despatches quoting a statement by the President's secretary, Stephen Early. In commenting on the White House staff reorganization, Early said on Saturday: "It is out of the window for the much-heralded and celebrated crea tures of the imagination. We have heard and read about the Brain Trust. Here's an emergency. Here's an executive order. I do not see any place for those we previously heard about." President Roosevelt said today that the status of Thomas Corcoran and Benjamu Cohen, administration attorneys and bill-phrasing consultants, had not been changed by the order. AVhen a reporter oh the outer fringe of the crowd inquired whether the expression "out the window" had originated in the minds of the press, the Chief Executive replied indirectly, saying the phrase had been invented by Al Smith. At the end of the discussion, a •woman reporter said she was still •uncertain about the status of Corcoran and Cohen. The President replied he thought she should be. There actually are white blaclc- "berries. Housewives say, Its OKAY.' Join the thousands oC housewives who •use the pleasant way to relieve inorganic liondachc. periodic pain or neuralgia. They take Capudinc, a standby remedy for forty years. Capudine quickly relieves pain, soothes tense nerves, brings deliKhtful relaxation. lOc, 30c. GOc. 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NAVY STAFF IS SHUFFLED WASHINGTON, Sept. 13.—The navy reshuffled its staff in charge of warship construction Tuesday and indicated work on 102 vessels nowa building would be further expedited. Rear Admiral S. M. Robinson will assume direction of the Bureau of Engineering tomorrow, it was announced, and later will aid Acting Secretary Charles Edison in co-ordinating the navy's greatest peacetime building program. Captain Alexander II. Van Keu- reu will become chief of the Bureau of Construction and Repair on Saturday, relieving Rear Admiral William G. Dubose, who was put in charge oC the new $5,000,000 model testing basin. The two bureaus, with Ihe Bureau of Ordnance, arc directly concerned with .warship building. HEAT AT THE FLIP OF A SWITCH . . . ELECTRIC COOKING'S FAST...UKE ELECTRIC LIGHT'. c?iXir ii * i *$^ ,F£ N _SAFE...u« }«5te CHEAP ...LIKE U.KTKIC LIGHT ftfCWC LIGHT m %fLECTK3C LIGHT CENSORSHIP CUTS INTO WAR NEWS LONDON, Sept. 13 (/P).— (Passed through British censorship)—Censorship, imposed to guard military secrets, has cut the flow of war news to a trickle for the English and slowed transmission to the press and radio of other countries. The difficulties—delay and limited information—continuing into the second week of the Avar, are attributed in part by officials to the problem of organization involved in setting up censorship and lack of agreement between ministry officials and military authorities. INVESTIGATE 21,420; ALL ARE INNOCENT BTJTTE, Mont., Sept. 13 (#»)— The department of justice has investigated -21,420 persons suspected of a part in the kidnap murder of Charles Mattson and found them all innocent. That information was contained in a letter from FBI headquarters in Washington to W. Guy Banister, special agent in charge of the Butte field office, recently. Tips concerning the case have come to FBI agents from all parts of the nation, the letters said. Each tip had to be investigated thoroughly on the chance it might be "the right dope." Charles Mattson, Jr., was kid- naped from his home at Tacoma, Wash., and was held for $28,000 ranson on December 27, 1936. His body was recovered near Everett, Wash., on January 11, 1937. The case is one of two unsolved kid- napings on FBI records. The other case was that of Peter Levine, of New Rochelle, N. Y., kidnaped February 24, l!)3S. POLICE REPORT IS SUBMITTED California grows 99 per cent of the almonds of the U. S. Fourteen of the 28 larce;ny cases reported in Hagerstown during August -\\-ere cleared with the arrest o£ one youth, Captain of Police Carl 11. McCleary reported to the Board of Street Commissioners last night. The police department bolted 100 per cent in recovering eight stolen cars during the month. 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