The Daily Mail from Hagerstown, Maryland on October 27, 1939 · Page 5
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BROTHER WAS HANGED HERE 'John B r o wn, Colored, Was Brother Of Mari tha Rose. The last man hanged in. Washington county was a brother of the first .woman to be hanged in the Maryland State Penitentiary. It was revealed last night that John Brown, colored, who was executed in the Washington County Jail yard June 30, 1916, for the murder of Mrs. Susan Dixon, was a brother o£ Martha Rose, 38, of Burkittsville, who must die, unless reprieved by Gov. O'ConoV, for the axe slaying of her .husband, Laniel W. Rose. The Rose woman is now in the death house at the State Penitentiary. Gov. O'Conor is expected to soon set the date for the execution of the negress who will be the first woman to be hanged since enactment of a statute- removing all executions to the State Penitentiary. The Rose woman hacked her husband to death with an axe near Gapland about a mouth ago. She previously had b-een convicted of manslaughter in connection with the death of Charles Lucas, Negro, but was paroled in 193S. John Brown was hanged here during the administration of Sheriff Isaac Long. On the day before Christmas he was convicted of first degree murder and sentenced by Judge M. L. Keedy. The date of the execution was fixed by Gov. Emerson C. % Harrington. THE DAILY MAIL, HAGERSTOWN, MD., FRIDAY, OCTOBER 27, 1939. She's II Duce's Youngest F1V? Quite a young lady is Anna Maria Mussolini (right) shown chatting with classmates as she attended school for'the first time. This picture was made in the yard of a Rome elementary school. CEARFOSS LETTER Cearfoss, Oct. 26. The calithumpian band gave the newlyweds, Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Stouffer, a serenade. Mr. and Mrs. John Murray and tamily, Greencastle, Pa., and Mr. ind Mrs. Lawrence Witherspoon and daughter, New Castle, Pa., were recent visitors in the home of Mr. L. Frank Murray. Mrs. M. Carbaugh has returned home after spending a month with, her daughters at Nova. Pa. Visitors in the home were: Mr. and Mrs. Harry Myers and family, Miss Thelma Spickler and Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Springer. Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Spickler and eon and Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Miner and daughter were recent callers with Mr. Walter Miner and family. Words Fly At Un-American Probe S HORT CUT for the busy housewife— Rich, delicious tomato soup ^ready-to-serve—with the lavory taste that only juicy- ripe Jersey tomatoes can give. A big money's worth. 21M oz. can Committee members exchanged words at the Dies un-American hearing in Washington when Rep. John J. Dempsey (D-NM) (at left) assailed release by the committee of a Washington "membership and mailing list" of the American League for Peace and Democracy. Rep. Noah M. Mason (R-lll) (right) first suggested publication of the list. Previously committee had accused the league of being dominated by Communists, a charge denied by league officials. SOUP OFFICE EQUIPMENT Hagerstown Bookbinding & Printing Co. 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Schnfictady's television station, tin affiliate of the pionoer broadcaster, WGY, and upper New York State's first picture transmitter, sends word to the effect that it expects to get. under way with regular programs within the next two weeks or so. It had been planned to start the station around Labor Day, but more time was needed to make things ready with the preliminary test, broadcasts that have been under way for some weeks. Hugh Gibson, former ambassador to Belgium, who did a number of overseas broadcasts for N.B.C. about the time that war came, has been signed by the network to comment on the European situation from New York, lie will participate in the WKAF-NBC broadcasts at 11 p. m. t\lready including John Gunther and II. R. Raukhage. 10:20 Gov. Baldwin of Conn, on "For Youth in National Affairs." What to expect Saturday: Foot- ball—WJZ-NBC. WABC-CBS. MBS 1:45 p. m. Cornell-Ohio State; W.EAF-NBC 1:45 Yale-Michigan: MBS about 4:15 lillinois-North- western. Europe—NBC-Chains S a. M.; W.1Z-NBC 12 Noon; WABC- CBS R a. m.. f>:45 p. m. WEAF-NBC—10::H) a. m. Bright Idea Club; 6 p. m. Kaltenmeyer's Kindergarten. WABC-CBS—10 a. m. Bull session "Shall We Write or Fight?" 6::>0 p. m. new series. What's Art To Me. WJZ-NBC — 12:30 Farmers Union; R:30 Renfrew of the Mounted. Programs t o n i g h t (Friday): Kclipse of the moon—W.JZ-XBC 12 Mid; YVARC-CHS and MBS 1:30 H. m. Ktm>pe—W ARC-CBS X:r>5. 11; MRS P. ]0:ir>; \VKAK-XKC-East 11. Xalionnl Dofonsc—WJZ-XBC 9:^0, Soc. of War Woodring on "Roarm- ing for Peace." Neutrality — WJZ- XRC 10:15 Son. Thco. F. CJreen. WKAF-XRC—S Lucille Manners concert; H Waltz Time; 9:.10 George Jessel's Variety; 10:,^0 Cesar Sc.irchinger resuming his commentary. WABOCBvS—7:.10 Prof. Quiz; S Kate Smith hour; 9 Johnny Pro- sents; 10:30 Young Man with a Band. WJZ-XBC—7:45 Purdue TT. dinner; S Order of Adventures; 8:30 Tvobisorfp Buokaroosr 10 danoe mu- sio. MBS — S:r.O WOR symphony; TWO SPIES GIVEN DEATH SENTENCE PARTS. Oct. 27—A 60-year-old Alsatian autonomist leader and an unidentified French soldier last night awaited death on espionage charges while- Allied patrols trudged-through snow and sleet on the Western Front in search of information of German war plans. Conviction of Dr. Karl Roos, veteran sponsor of home rule for Alsace, by a military court at Nancy today overshadowed news from the front where there were comparatively few developments. Dr. Roos was arrested Feb. 7. almost seven months before The war started, when the French charged him and seven others with having furnished German agents with precise details of the movements of French troops during March, 193(5. when Germany reoccupied the Rhineland, and September. 103S, during the Czechoslovak crisis. It was asserted. Dr. Roos' conviction had nothing to do with his autonomy activities which first led tn his arrest, in 1H2S on charges of participating in a separatist, plot against the security of the State. CLOTHING For the Entire Family RAG DEPT. STORE Charity And Honesty Are Virtues Of This Garrett County Resident OAKLAND, Mel., Oct. 27.—Being a Good Samaritan, thrifty and honest, cost Mrs. Sylvia Stewart $1,400. She was a Good Samaritan in •taking: Jesse Loraw. 78, her recluse \incle-by-marriage, into her home for care before he died. She was thrifty in deciding to make over a pair of his trousers for her children. She found pocketbooks containing $1,400 in secret pockets in the pants legs. She was honest in turning the money over to his estate. She will not get a cent as she is not a blood relation, and 54 of his kin have filed claims on the find. Loraw, who had been living a hermit-like life near Crellin, became paralyzed and Mrs. Stewart took him in one day before he died. The trousers were discarded and forgotten and, in weeks that followed, E. Ray Jones qualified as administrator of Loraw's estate. About $400 was found to his credit in a bank here and only a ^ relatives filed claims as heirs. A day or two ago, Mrs. Stewart came across the trousers again and prepared to burn them. Then she decided they might furnish cloth for needed clothes for her children. When she discovei^d the pocketbooks, she took them—unopened —to Jones. Mrs. Veniie R. Smouse, register of wills, noted today that, although i Mrs. Stewart would be disqualified j in distribution of the estate, her children may benefit. Persons who knew Loraw said his wife died several years ago, apparently in poverty and that Loraw himself, a retired mill-worker, had apparently gone hungry on numerous occasions. How long he carried the money with him could not be learned. Wrecked U-Boat Is Reported On Sands LONDON'. Oct. 27.—The British Admiralty announced last night that "the shattered wreck of a German U-boat was found today on the Goodwin Sands." (The Goodwin Sand's are considered exceedingly dangerous shoals in the Strait of Dover. They are just off the southeast coast, of Kent, England.) Boatmen at Deal, just opposite the treacherous shoals, said they saw most of the «. lining tower sticking out of the water. Gunfire was heard off Deal yes- French Search Prize For Mystery Gadgets A German pursuit plane, brought down somewhere in France, is taken apart by French mechanics. Few Avarplanes are shot down in as good condition as this, one appears to be. If any of the miracle gadgets which Germany claims for its ships were aboard, the French should know of them now terday but a heavy mist prevented the sight of any. action. CREWMEN RESCUED GIBRALTAR, Oct. 27.—The Arn- rican freighter Crown City here arrived here with the 31 crewmen of the British vessel Ledbury which was torpedoed SO miles off ibraltar Tuesday. The rescued British seamen said a German submarine sank their ship. 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