The Daily Mail from Hagerstown, Maryland on September 30, 1939 · Page 3
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Hagerstown, Maryland
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THE DAILY MAIL, HAGERSTOWN, MD., SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 1939. THREE FOSTER WOULD NOT BACK U. S. Communist Leader Flatly Asserts He Would Not Support Nation. WASHINGTON, Sept. 30.—A flat assertion by William Z. Foster, Communist party chairman, that he would not support the United States if it entered the present "imperialistic war" in aid of France and Great Britain highlighted Friday's hearing before, the Dies committee. The grim, unsmiling witness not only declared that he would withhold his own personal support, but would recommend that the party do likewise. Foster's views were brought out by chairman Dies (D-Te::), who asked: "In event of war between 'the United States and Soviet Russia where would your allegiance lie?" Foster at first protested that the question was hypothetical but went on to say: "I'm for the defense of the United States and the maintenance of its national independence and the democratic system and the eventual establishment of social- Ism. "As far as war against any country is concerned I wouldn't walk blindly into that war. .£ it was an imperialistic war—." "In the present war, would you support the United States government?" Dies cut in. "If the United States entered on an imperialistic basis, I would not support it." Dies then asked specifically whether Foster would support this country's government if the United States entered the present struggle OP. the English-French side. "Under the present setup, I regard it as an imperialistic war and under that, I would not support the United States," the poker-faced witness answered. Spectators, who had observed a strict silence when the witness made that declaration, • stood up and cheered when Dies suggested at the hearing's end that the Communist party should be disbanded in the United States. Dies asked Fostsr for a h'st of the party's district officers, and Joseph Brodsky, Foster's attorney said he saw no reason for not complying. Foster and Brodsky indicated the list vould be submitted soon. HUNTERS FIND BONES OF MAN FREDERICK. Mel.. Sept. 30 (/P). Four men returning from a hunting trip reported to police here Friday they had found the bones of a man in a woodland section about five miles south of Unionvillc. Harold Dutrow, one of the party, told Deputy Sheriff Horace Alexander a large bone, apparently from a human leg, attracted his attention. Summoning Roger Thompson, another hunter, Dutrow investigated further in the brush and found a mildewed shoe at the end of the bone, near a pair of ragged pants. A rusted pistol was securely tied to a nearby tree, pointing toward the little heap of bones, DtitroC said. Decomposed lava is the origin of extremely fertile soil in Japan, Java, and Italy. OFFICE EQUIPMENT Hagerstown Bookbinding & Printing Co. TELEPHONE 2000—2001 TUNE IN JjitUTTUM MANBEf.K £4*1? Mai.Tuts- FENDER BENT BODY DENT HUGHES MOTOR CO. 30 E- Baltimore St. Ph. 2460 Ladies' FUR JACKETS are a fashion sensation. ChooM Tour* here nt loir prices on easy CRKDIT. PEOPLES STORE «7 West Washington Street GAME DEPARTMENT AGAIN REPRIEVED Baltimore, Sept. 30 (£>).—The Board of Public Works backtracked again Friday and reprieved the State Game Department. It woi't have to move to Annapolis. Instead, the State Racing Commission must move its offices to the new State office building in the Capital despite Chairman Jervis Spencer's complaint that the transfer will "work a hardship on the racing public." Vehement protests from sportsmen—hunters, as distinguished from the horsey set—resulted in the board's third reconsideration of office building tenants. Rumanian Forces Steps Taken For Protection Against Powerful Neighbors. BUCHAREST, Sept. 30 (£>).—Rumania shifted her armed forces Friday for protection against powerful neighbors peering over her borders at rich areas they lost to her in the World War settlement. Her army, already largest in the Balkans, was steadily being strengthened just in case- all peace plans for southeastern Europe fail. Most important move was strengthening the Bessarabian border defense, facing Soviet Russia. Rumanian interest in diplomatic discussions at Moscow involving the Soviet, German and Turkish foreign ministers, which may have- a tremendous effect on Rumania's future, grew even more intense because of the expected early departure for Moscow of the Bulgarian Prime Minister George Kiosseivanoff. Bulgaria is one of three powers which have demanded return of territory now Rumanian. Russia and Hungary are the others. Rumania now has a military establishment estimated at close to 1,800,000 men, with over a million on active service and the rest awaiting call. The transfer of government records from Bessarabian cities was started today, but the government insisted the action had no connection with the present situation and was merely a continuance of a policy of centralizing the archives. Some Bessarabian landowners were reported disposing of their property and moving to Bucharest or the central area. Bessarabia, with an area of 17,1-16 square miles, was gained by Rumania from Russia and the- Russians steadfastly have considered t "occupied territory." There are few roads in the area, most of which are bad. During the ainy season gumbo mud makes normal traffic almost impossible and would be a tremendous handicap to forces attempting to occupy it with mechanized equipment. Seriously Hurt As Result Of A Fall Ernest Irvin. '21, of Paintsville. Ky., was seriously injured lute last night when he lost his balance and fell from a railing 1o the entrance of a barber shop at Hotel Hamilton ten feet below. Irvin was taken to the Washington County Hospital in the police ambulance. In addition to a deep cut in the head, Irvin sustained a possible fracture of the skull. He is a representative of a local bottling company. Just how the accident occurred was not immediately determined, but it is understood that Irvin was leaning against the iron railing and in some manner toppled over and fell. He landed in a pool of water caused by last night's rains. MRS. SHEPARD DIES Santa Rosa. Calif., Sept. 30 (/P). Mrs. Eliza London Shepard, 71, former national president of the Women's Auxiliary of the American Legion and a half-sister of the Inte Jack London, died Friday at London Ranch in the "Valley of the Moon" near here. COAL TRUCK UPSETS No one was injured early this morning when a coal truck upset on Frederick street near the municipal swimming pool. The driver was not immediately identified. LOANS Rates and Methods Differ If you need money for "a useful purpose come in and consult us. LOW RATE INDUSTRIAL LOANS Loans on comaker — endorsement — automobiles — new and used — collateral — commercial paper. We offer each borrower the lowest rates possible by issuing an interest-bearing certificate, payable if loan is repaid promptly Prompt payments pay dividends. HAGERSTOWN INDUSTRIAL SAVINGS AND LOAN COMPANY 49 North Jonathan Street Hagerstown, Md. Telephone: 250 — 2416 Member—American Industrial Bankers Ass'n. A. K. Coffman, President D. Far! Neikirk, Secy-Treas. SWEETS FROM S W E D E N -Not even a candy flower was broken on this gay wedding: cake brought irom Sweden to Kansas City by Mrs, Emil Reed for the wedding of her daughter, Evelyn (above). The cake—and Mrs. Reed, who guarded its every move—came through the zone where the liner Athenia was sunk. Evelyn is to wed Russell Peck of Falls City, Neb. Shepherdstown Letter Shepherdstown, W. Va., Sept. 29 —Mrs. Joseph Stayman, of Berkeley Springs, was a guest of Mrs. W. H.' S. White Thursday. Principal Keener W. Eutsler was a dinner guest at the home of Mr. and Mrs. C- F. Lyne, near town, Thursday evening. Mrs. Mary Moler and son, Kellar, who have been living on King street, moved to Martinsburg on Thursday. Mr. Moler is employed by the Standard Lime and Stone Company, near Martinsburg. Shepherdstown Fruit Growers Club have installed a boxing machine to handle their apples. Mr. and Mrs. Happy Albright left Wednesday evening on a vacation. They plan to go to New York to the World's Fair, and visit friends in Pennsylvania. Mr. Albright is manager of the Potomac Light and Power Company. William M. Harris ,who was ored by a bull at his home near Bardaue, is recovering. Three hundred people witnessed a baptism in. the Potomac river recently. Fifteen persons were bap- tised. They are members of the local Pentacostal Church. Miss Geraldine James, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. D. C. James, Main street, wns appointed to fill the vacancy left when Miss Lavetta Fralcy, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. eorge Fraley was transferred to Martinsburg in the Potomac Light and Power Company office. The Shepherd College Picket is equipped for taking photographs to )e used as cuts. -Pictures may be taken indoors and during sunless weather. A Social Hour will be held in the White Gymnasium Friday evening. Mercer Jones, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Jones, near Uvilla. who was operated on this week at the King's Daughters Hospital, Mar- .insburg, still continues seriously 11. The Rev. and Mrs. John Fray and children have returned from a visit n Madison. Vs., where Mr. Fray was called by the illness of . his uother. Miss Helen Hammond, of K>ar- loysville, daughter of Mr. and'Mrs. \V. B. Hammond, wns chosen by a competitive examination editor in .:hief of the Shepherd College Picket for 3939-40, Leo Mortzfeldt was chosen assistant editor. Brown Sliipe wns named business manager ind Blair. Tonalli, assistant bnsi- iess manager, • An article was written on the subject "The Burned Barn." The vinner of the highest score was Miss Hammond; second, Mr. Mortz- eldt. The ten highest after the se- ection of Miss 1-Iammond and Mr. Mortzt'eldt were chosen as report- rs on the school paper. Miss Lois Simon, Hngerstown. •vill teach a class in Home Furnish- ng as one of the night class instructors. Miss Simon is a graduate of Wittenberg College. Pa., A. B. legree; University of California, master's degree; and has completed a year toward her doctor's de- Stag Party Begins Shriners' Activities The Hagerstown Shrine Club of Ali Ghan Temple opened its fall season of activities Thursday with a stag party in its club rooms in the Arcade Building, with close to 150 members being present, .which included Nobles from Frederick, Cumberland, Waynesboro, Greencastle and from th-e- .Eastern Panhandle Shrine Club of Martinsburg. A full course spaghetti supper was served the gathering, followed by entertainment-. -P-resideut L. K. Spielman outlined the program for the coming year and requested the full co-operation of all of the members. " " " William Shafer, head of the dance committee, spoke to the members about the coining dance to be held on October IS and Dr. 0. K. Hoffman told of the stag party to be held on November 16. Noble Johnson, representing Osiris Temple of Wheeling. W. Va., was present and addressed the gathering on the Shrine ceremonial to be held in Martinsburg this Saturday, to which Nobles from Ali Ghan Temple have been invited to 'attend.. The Osiris uniformed Tjodies will be on hand in Martinsburg for this, occasion and .the. parade will start at 2;."50 o'clock and in all probability pass in review at the football fleld where Martinsburg is playing Middletown, Conn. Following the ceremonial, dinner will be served with Nobles registering at the Shenandoah Hotel. The second part of the ceremonial will be held at the high school at 8:00 o'clock and will be followed by a dance at the Shenandoah Hotel. gree at the University of California. Ten enrolled in the class of Home Furnishing Wednesday evening. Others will enroll later. Miss Ella May Turner, Miss Jessie Trotter, Dr. I. 0. Ash, Dr. Ruth Scarborough, Miss Jean Richmond, Dean A. D. Kenamond and Professor Warren B. Homer have night classes. Mrs. Virginia Marshall Gale, who has undergone a minor operation in the King's Daughters Hospital, Martinsburg, is recuperating at the home of her mother, Mrs. H. C- Marshall, near Shepherdstown. Mrs. Gale is a graduate of Shepherd College, class of '29. She is now employed with the Department of Public Assistance in the division of crippled children. Charleston. Mrs. Edward Johnson is in Bluefield attending a Democratic meeting. Miss Serena K. Dandridge has offered her farm known as Dandridge Orchard for sale. The farm is situated one and one half miles from town. I The Jefferson-Wilson Woman's j Democratic Club will meet Tuesday, October 3. at the home, of Mrs. E. St. Clair Clayton, lower Main ! street. FAIR CITY By SIDNEY D. BLOEME Oct. 3,4,5,6,7 Admire the live stock . . see the educational and agricul- tural exhibits. .world famous stage novelties.. harness and running races .. More to Sec . . More to Do .. something different every day. Bring your family and friends... it's the Mason-Dixon Fair I AMPLE PARKING SPACE . Adilts 50< Children 6 to 12 y««r New York, Sept. 29.—The most exciting and interesting feature of Europe's war is that after twenty years of waiting, the Red Army is on the march again! And the Red Army needs more careful watching than any other single unit in world events. So thinks Johannes Steel, famed foreign correspondent and radio commentator . . . Rachel Me- Quiston Kelly writes to thank us for the story that appeared in this column some weeks back. "But I'm not really amazing—or am I?" she exclaims , . .• Caught Rudy Vallee in his first BIG dramatic moment, "The Man in Possession," out in Milburn, New Jersey, Monday night. We personally think Rudy should stick to his radio millions. After all there are SO many thespians who need jobs—and they are GOOD ... Ed Sullivan writes in The News: "The best coffee in town is still at the Automat" . . . Why Ed! We could have told you that ages ago. But have you tried the little Diner in West 5Tth Street? If so, the feud can start at once. . . . "The Streets of Paris" is the best musical show in town . . . Tallulah Bankhead and "The Little Foxes" are in their 33rd week and still going strong . . . It's our best dramatic bet for the season, too. . . . Katheriue Cornell will end the New York run of "No Time for Comedy" this Saturday. It opens in Boston on Monday. Which reminds us: Why does La Cornell wait for Francis Lederer to leave before departing the theater after a performance? Can it be to escape the hundreds of autograph hounds that lurk in the theater's alleyways and, who, once surrounding Mr. Lederer, will not notice HER departure? If so, she is mistaken. For WE espied her. As did many of the hounds who were furious at the lady for the trick, if that is what it was . . .And incidentally, we learn that Warner Brothers have purchased the play for Bette Davis. Which item seems to set us a-wondering. Recently a syndicated column asked to see Bette, who is one of our better actresses, to say the least, in a comedy—to see her -versatility, no doubt. But "No Time for Comedy!" As written, the play does not allow the leading lady much chance for versatility, if it's comedy they want. For most of the laughlines go to the male lead. But then, Hollywood MAY rewrite an excellently written opus!! . . . Rosalind Russell walks away with acting honors in "The Women"—our idea of a rand film. We never knew so many BIG stars could act together wiih so much restraint. Result? It's a hit! And according to reports emanating from the Capitol where it is on view there are more male patrons flocking to see the film than women . . . which is something! . . . George White pulled two fast punches on Sidney Soloman. ex-owner of the former Central Park Casino, the other p. m. in the Stork Club. It seems eorgie, who owns "George White's Scandals" now .on view on Broadway, didn't like the slanguage S. S. used at his table . . . Tallulah Bankhead named the fracas in a nutshell when she exclaimed: "It's blizfirieg!" . . . Also present were Bert Lahr, Ted Husiiifr, Eddie Duchiu and Paul .Douglas . . . What, no Boxing Commission? * * * FAIR FACTS: Railroads on Parade has passed the millionth customer mark . . . Billy Rose's Aqua-; •jade is well in its 3.000,000th ... Last Sunday was the second best Sunday since the Fair opened . . . But Monday was the poorest . . . The Fair officials have already an- iineed they have taken an option on the grounds for next year— here's hoping . . . The forty-cent admission after S p. m. and the jam sessions of Swing wiih name bands s drawing the youngsters like nothing else ever did. * * * Goiug east on Second avenue between Eighth and Tenth streets is one of this city's innumerable Squares. This particular one is Stuyvesant Square, so named for Peter Stuyvesant, lie of peg-leg fa m e. In the midst of the Square is a church. Old, alone, resplendent in its glorious charm of another era. People still come here for worship. Pilgrimages from uptown take place every so often. Besides, services are held each Sunday as has been the custom these many hundreds of years. It's a landmark that citizens that know of it are proud of. They are proud of its iron-grille fence. Its statuary, lovely gardens, and the peacocks that saunter over the grass with ease, grace and snobbishness that is utterly lacking in the houses of worship. No; that this church is snobbish. Far from that. But there is sometime: about decadence, graceful and with charm, that demands respect even from the raucous and disrespectful. We heartily recommend a visit to see the stately spire of ibis. New York's oldest church. The name? St Mark's on the Bowerie. The name alone should compensate for any trouble it may take to reach it. Yet there are few that have reached it. For the masses, even those that live within the neighborhood do not realize that St. Mark's is where it is. And if it was pointed out to them, they probably would smile and say, "THAT? Why we knew IT was There. Why didn't you say so in the first place! So that's St. Mark's on the Rowerie? well, well . . ." Sillv Citv! THE GAY THIRTIES TS A REAL INDIAN , THA'S WHAT IT IS/- I WOULPN'T TAKE A MILLION 31LLION SKILLfON "DOLLARS PEP IT / HUH/- IT AIN'T WORTH A C£NT I 55TCHA/-IU YUH A N1CK5L PHP IT GETTING TO THE POINT Chapter Play At Henry's Theater "Overland With Kit Carson," Columbia's newest serial sensation, bringing to the screen the history- making episodes in the life of one of America's greatest Indian fighters, trail blazers and frontiersmen, is having its initial showng yesterday and today at Henry's Theatre, where, from all indications, there will be a big crowd on hand every week-end to see the succeeding fourteen chapters. Bill Elliott, hero of the former serial drama, "The Great Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok," is the star of the chapter play. Seen in his support are Bobby Clack, world champion junior cowboy, Iris Meredith, Richard Fiske, Hal Talaiferro and many others. "Riders of Black River," a thrilling new Western feature starring Charles Starrett with the Sons of the Pioneers, is also showing last times today at Henry's Theatre. Shows are continuous from 11:00 a. m. to 11:00 p. m. Midnight Show Sunday—"When Tomorrow Comes" Irene Dunne and Charles Boyer, the romantic team of "Love Affair," are seen as the glorious lovers of Universal's magnificent film, "When Tomorrow Comes," which opens Sunday midnight at Henry's Theatre where it will continue all next week. COMING TO MARYLAND With Jascha Heifetz, the World's most renowned violinist starred, Samuel Goldwyn's new major production, "They Shall Have Music," which will have its premiere showing at the Maryland Theatre on Monday, unfolds a gripping story of bum an interest, highlighted by tense and thrilling action. The principal romantic roles are played by Andrea Leeds and Joel McCrea, while the important supporting roles are portrayed by Walter Brennan, Gene Reynolds and Tommy Kelly. Archie Mayo, who staged such hits as "The Adventures of Marco Polo" and "The Petrified Forest," directed "They Shall Have Music." "They Shall Have Music" draws its characters and plot from the wealth of material found on New York's East Side. Briefly, the story revolves around Professor Lawson, portrayed by Walter Brennan, and his music school settlement, composed of ragged youngsters who are musical prodigies. Into this school comes Frankie, who inherited a talent for the violin from his dead father and has run away from home to escape the hate of his stepfather. The boy is taken in tow by the professor, and blossoms into a fine musician. How he tries to repay his debt and how he lures the great CONTINUOUS 11A.M. to 11 P.M. ll€nRYC I I THEATRE ±J LAST TIMES TODAY HAILES STARRETT in COLUMBIA'S song, studded thriller... Opening Chapter "OVERLAND WITH KIT CARSON'' SUNDAY MIDNIGHT IRENE CHARLES GUNNE'BOVER Heifetz to the aid of the financially bankrupt school provides the climax to.the story. JANE WITHERS OFFICIAL 'CAT' Jitterbug Jane Withers received formal notice of her reception into one of the largest swing clubs in America during the filming of "Chicken 'Wagon Family," her latest 20th Century-Fox film, which Is currently unreeling at the Academy Theatre. Jane rushed about the set showing Leo Carrillo, Marjorie Weaver. Spring Byington, Kane Richmond and Director Herbert I. Leeds the scroll she received, certifying that she is now a full-fledged mamber of Bob Crosby's "Bob Cats," an organization dedicated to "hot licks" and "off the elbow" music. Signed by Chief Cat Crosby, the scroll initiates the 13- year-old actress Into one of the most extensive groups of "cats" and "alligators" in the country. Chamber Approves Neutrality Change Cumberland, Md., Sept. 30.— The legislative committee of the Cumberland Chamber of Commerce voted approval Friday of President Roosevelt's proposed revision of the Neutrality Act. Harold W. Smith, chamber secretary, said the committee had been authorized to act for the entire organization. Specifically, the resolution asked 95 Piece China DINNER SET •10 Service for It Special HARRY S. MYERS 53 North Potomac Street Fashions Are Now Being Shown at the BON TON The House of White Diamonds jj JEWELRY Gx M W. Wa»hlnr*o» St. "repeal of those provisions in the present neutrality law which, in effect, puts" this -country in an "unneutral" position, and commended efforts of the President to change the statute. WARNER BROS. THEATRES- COLONIAL • LAST TIMES TODAY • Continuous — 1 Till 11 P. M. Gan-battU ytoty *a *£*,. bloo<i-Ttd Wist! 8KO RADIO Picture Chapter No. 6 Plus • "DAREDEVILS OF. THE RED CIRCLE" ACADEMY MONDAY AND TUESDAY '-' Laughing,brawling New Or/cans/ Harvest time! Moonlight on fh« bay- outl Romance rylei. H«orfs glowl WAY DOWN ALAN MOWBRAY RALPH MORGAN 1 CLARENCE MUSE STEFFI DUNA SALLY BLANE and HALL JOHNSON XHOIR LAST Q •' C H I C K.t N DAY WAGON FAMILY'* MARYLAND Starts MONDAY AS YOU THIRL TO THtS HUMAN OtAMA OF IOTS AND GUIS • LAST TIMES TODAY • Continuous 1:00 TiU 11:00 P, M, GARY COOPER j " "BEAU GESTE" ,1

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