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Last Edition T HE WEATHER FORECAST POR MARYLAND: Partly iv.-ady Pjsijoiy Io?2^-*h-j»-er5 in interior tinight. Thursday partly cloudy. Nat much change in temperature. VOL. LV.--NO. 195. (AP) Means Associated Press. Fnll XEA Service. FREDERICK, MD., WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1, 1932. * * * f T.UI-».»M TEN PAGES PRICE--TWO CENTS QUIET LYNCHING STAGED BY PRINCETON, KY, MEN Alleged Dynamiter Taken From Jail And Executed. 1 APRIL THE FIFTH, ALUMNI BANQUET HELD : Princeton, Xy.. June 1 f AP»-- Walter Merrick, 48, was reosoved from :he : county jail by a mob late last nignt j i and his body was found hanging Irom | ! a tree three miles from her* today. Ihe I Annual Moving Up Exercises j Will Be Held In Brodbeck Hall. FAREWELL ADDRESS TO SENIORS BY DR. keys and departed with tbe prisoner ; without arousing any or the citizens. i Merrtck was to have been tried June ! 13 on * charge of dynaatitng the store i of M. P"Poo »t Eopps. near here, last i February. PTPoeJe was sertcaslf Scsur- j ed and wss to a hospital at Nashville, i Tenn.. two months. A boy near the · building suffered a broken srai bc- ; One Million People. Including : King And Queen, See Epsom . Downs UOWFIS Scholarships And Prizes To Be Awarded At Same Ceremony. Cocsmencemens activities at Hood College will begin Friday morning with the annual Moving-Up Day exercises in Brodbeck: Hall. The academic procession of tee faculty will open the program. The seniors will be attired in cap and gown, and the remainder of the student body ia white. President Joseph. H. Apple will make a. farewell address to the class of 1932. The class will then leave its place ·which, will be filled by the class of 1933. By this ceremony the seniors become, alumnae and the juniors of- j fltfnrnevs flcially become seniors. The sophomores \ CJO and freshmen also take their new: chapel seats at this time as a sign of their advancement in rank- In the traditional ring ceremony ·which ".vUl follow. Louise Patterson, president of the senior class, will present the Hood ring to Alva. Durkee. president of the junior class, as a token of seniorhood. The scholarships and prizes will then fee awarded as follows: over the explosion caused, fear of mob violence after Meri rick was arressed in February, but was | believed to have subsided. The lynching was a complete surprise. The P'Poole explosion. officers charged, u-as set off by Merrick as a re- suit of Sierrick's son being whipped by a school teacher. Merrick carried the case to court where P'Poole. as chairman of the county school board, sided the teacher. ORWELL, FAVORITE. LEFT OUT OF MONEY BY FIELD Du-kerson High School Assn. At Ebert House. The Dicfcerson High School Alumni Association held an enjoyable banquet at the Ebert House. Braddock Heights. Tuesday night, ciiirtng which members of the senior class of the h-gh school aiso were present. Toasts were gtvea , throughout the even'.. which *as he'd , at eight o'clock and following which i the group came to tiiii city and attended motion pictures. Those in the party included: Owes : Kiught. principal of the school: Miss ', Gertrude Geroer and Mrs. N. M. Chis- weli. teachers; the foiloamg members of the senior class: Baker Nicholson. s Wtlson Roberson. Kerrmt Frye. Corume j S'.unkle. Margaret Jamison, Alberta Mox- j ley. Vivian Matthews: and the follovr- I ing alamni. Frank Hoyle. Evelyn Cun- j mngham. Jane Brewer. Virginia Dodd. Cora Heflin. Elizabeth Day. Walter K Matthews. Jr.. Thomas Magruder. Mary P?ge and Douglas Day. CAUSE OF REMOVAL OF WALKER HELD ENOUGH Seabury Says Evidence Warrants Action. WEEK OF BUG N» Y-^:k. Jur.r '. A.P' Seiburv. at a iu-ar:::s of t!v Hcf^taJ·,c· -.X'!:::!;.:!^' to-day. ^trod-\eU '.PM:::: ::y uikilc3t.::i; t.iat Ma;.vr Jun-.cs J Walier Lower Taxes Sought In United Appeal To Commissioner Board Tells More Worth Of Notes. Bonds Of Investment And : Securities Companies. 'NOTE FOR INSURANCE I STOCK HAD 5 SIGNERS Close Finish Marks Annual Running Of Big English Classic. !S DEFENSE Epsom Downs. England. June 1 CAP}.--April *.he Fifth, an outsider on-ried by T. Walk, tociay won the 153rd runrung- of the English derby before a crowd of 1,000.000. includuig the king and Queen. Dost-jr, carrpug the silks of Agi Khan, was second, and Lord Jtise- beny's Miracle, the second choice, third. Orwell, the favorite was not in Witness Names Four. Including E. L. Coblentz--Real Estate Testimony Delayed. Brv:.2e «:id S".-vl Company. «;u..!i :t- ;oiusi a S-43.5?t c.'.y ivr.::aot Sea- bur declared that ;a h: o;inivKj that constitute! K'''""ds f\r the Mayor's :e- ffioial frorn orTt.-e. "1 say the Ma ir v'. tills city his :·" · r ght ·..· aXt! iUk-k ::· a vr!jp*ny t!iat has a ,-i;y c'I'.tra.-t." Soibury said, "and boen so hole* 3:10 t» so provided ir. sertivKi 1 533 o! t!;e c.ty charter." S^abary ^ivi rut tTi bonds of the Kriiar.-.-.- Bror.rf .»:;d Steel Company . »-rr inol'jded in $-0 $'X north of st- '· cuntU-s that «:t:u-si«. h a \ e testified the · M.i\vr received frvm J A. Ststo nhi j Susto's cvmpar.v »ai interested 1:1 the proniot:.-:i of it ta.sU-ab rompany. Public Hearing Held In Court Room This Morning Under Auspices Of Lions Club. as they ire. '.lie pc county reslii*- the ^ »u::rs to ie ' ^v-,-:;-. I'.c: i-\i. Prp-rty ::s i^-..-- ;9.'9 _j -Aor. ce::t.i jr. the dXlar. e ·?! Frederick. t;oB and are tfn.-e!." he be- eCcrirk county or.ly abou: 50 of :929 value. MEETING PRELIMINARY TO PREPARING NEW BUDGET Dr. Fesperman To Head Re-1 formed Summer Meet At Hood.! i CHURCH LEADERS TO ATTEND Alumnae Association prizes: For the best short story appearing in the Herald; for the bess poem appearing in the Herald; for the best essay appearing in the Herald. Frederick Female Seminary Alumnae Association prize: In the department of English. Prizes in the Department of Flri* and Applied Art: Elementary Desi?n. For the besr, original irork shotting creative ability and good technique. Design and application o* design. For the best original designs and applica- Removed Official Assail Montgomery Methods. BLAME NOT HIS, IS April the Fifth was quoted at 100 to 6 in the he: ting. Dasfor was 18 to 1 and Mirac-e 100 to 9. Twenty-one ran. April ihe Fifth, given only an outside chance in trie three-face bettuig. Rockville. June 1.--Defense plans of Berry E. Clark, former clerk of the Montgomery County Commissioners, became public for the first thne Tuesday. Then F. Barnard Welsh, o' defense counsel, outlined them ;o a jury in Montgomery County Circuit Court here. Clark is being tried on charges of embezzlement of county funds intrusted to his care? Judges Uraer, Willard and Peter are on the bench. Attorney Welsh declared that Clark had been an employe of the county 'or the pass twenty-five years during the regime of one of the "most .-loosely managed, most ciov bodies" that any county ~nte ever had. Con snowing creative ability and goodi _He_. declared that the defense in ' technique. House Planning. For tSc best original house, good exterior as well as interior -nutshell is that "regardless of how the i books o* the county have been kept, j as far as Berry- S. Clark is concerned. ' length, with only a head, separating Dastur and Miracle. Royal Dancer, the only entry to wyi a race over the Etowns course previous to today, was fourth, with Firacltissi fifth. The time for ihe one and one- half miles was 2 minutes and 43 seconds. Orwell, owned by W. M. G. Singer, former New York business man and heir to the sewing machine fortune, was ihe highly regarded favorite at 2 to 1. It was his first defeat as a three- year old and the first time he hati finished out of the money in two years. Three American horses, Victor Emanuel's Totaig. and Richard Croker's Celsbrator and Ccrcy ran. but failed 10 figure in the money. The three outsiders in the design, practical and showing good he used money from both accounts technique and pleasing color har- knowing he was responsible for it and monies. i ^ hen he wa s discharged he gave a Advanced Interior Decorating t For I check in payment. He was prepared the most original idea in color and design in the project of decorating the real home. Costume Design: For the most original work showing creative ability ia de- CHIT SUIT AGAINST WARNER BROS. ; to meet his obligations and is now · prepared to meet; his obligations. We I expect to prove thac the blame for the way the books were kept should not | signing costumes ox diSerent types. Eleanor Albaugh prize to the most outstanding senior in the Home Economics department. George C. Pearson prize in Biblical Literature. Alumnae Blue and Grey editors award, lor the best news write-up appearing ia the Kue and Grey during the academic year. Medal offered freshman for the best study of Virgii. Scholarships i W A. laatz alumnae scholarship, Bertha McCaJI alumnae scholarship, Charles J. little scholarship, music scholarships. Helen Redic memorial scholarship, the Sally Con- Tad Fauritleroy Scholarship in Exrjres- King David lodge To Visit. King David Lodge, No. 50, I. O. O. F- held an interesting and well-attended meeting on Tuesday evening, with the noble grand, Harry L Hamilton, presiding. In accordance with the request acd schedule of the Grand Master, Thomas C. 7JcGuire, Lhe lodge has decided so pay a fraternal visit to Mt. Moriali Lodge. No. 32, at Clearspring. on Monday evening nest, June 6. Ar- rasgeineiits are being mace to jake a large delegation. The members will meet ai the lodge room on West Church street st 6.30 o'clock and make the trip committee in E. Earl Remsberg. George L. Moblev. Philip Seeger. Bichard S. Keyser and Henry S. C-amer. in automobiles. The charge is composed of To Assist In Hotel Management. Mtehael J. Croghan, proprietor of the Hotel Frederick, announced, today the appoiritmens of Charles B. Cox to assist in the management, of the hotel. For several years Mr. Cos TVOS manager of the oid Citv hotel here --here he and Mr. Croghan -were closelv associated and his friends will be glad to note his return tc this ciry. iir. Croghan. who also opers'-es the Ebert House »t Bradd.-xfe Height*, announced tofjay the err:plorrr;erit t' Frar.k Beahn as steward -here. Mr. Beahri was for seven-teen Tears steward at the Hotel Ren- aert, Baltfjnore. Hearing Toniyht. rrith riasir,- z. red 1-ght. David, Cftarltoa, Washington. D. C.. poc^exJ S2.50 cor.atera: for a hearin? as Police Court tonight. The arrest was by OScer Ler:?r Hc-Srnan. THE WEATHER TODAY be placed on Clark." Welsh alleged thai the County Com- } missioners were aware of the existence j of a second account in the name of · Berry E. Clark, clerk, and that they \ had approved his methods of keep- i ing accounts and furthermore had ex- \ Wilmington, Del.. June 1 (AP).--A suit for a receivership was filed against Warner Brothers Pictures. Inc.. ir. the United States District Court here today by Harry Koplar. of University City, near St. Louis. Mo. The suit also asks for an accounting from Harry M. Warner, Albert Warner and Jack L. Warner and other officers rs of the corporation. pressed their approval by r tmg him rwice, even though one of the present board, Robert D. Signer, had , audited his books while county auditor. ' thus ratifying his methods. ] Second Account Maintained. i The attorney stated that Clark hac · maintained a second account while he i still was County Treasurer as well as i *!' clerk to the County Commissioners ! f.t^I 5 -. 1 ! and that Dr. Benjamin C. Perry, until the last election president; of ihe Board of County Commissioners, also was director of the Montgomery County Xa- ciorjs.1 Bank. which the account under scrutiny was kept and should have known of its existence. '"We expect to prove thai after all these years he never took 3. cent of Montgomery county money with anv intention of stealing and that whea any obligation became due that 3?rrr E. Clark paid it." Welsh declared. State's Case Outlined. Stage's Attorney Stedman Prescoit in his opening statement told the jury thai the State expects to prove that Clark took money collected from the. Sheriff and Building Inspector of the county and placed x. in the special account which was unknown so the County Commissioners ar.3 that he checked funds from this account to his per- ; sonal account which were checked out '. for personal bills, includi-j groceries. : clothing, insurance, paytr.rra of interest '. -;-n aot-es and othr bills. He declared that Clark had crated existor.c* of such ar. account until he was forced into adrcittir.? it when Rocer J. Whiteford. of course! to the Sells Hollywood Furniture Co. Business. Casper S. Cline recently returned to Frederi-ck from Hollywood. Florida. While there he consummated the sale of the furniture business of the Hollywood Furniture Co. in which he has teen interested since its establishment in April. 1925. The s:o:k of merchandise was purchased by the Mather- Wiley Furniture Co. of Orlando. Fia.. a~ organization operating house-furnishing stores al! ov.r the state of Florida. Ernest C. Webb, manager, his wife and two children. Dorothy ana E. C Webb Jr_ will return to Frederick this month. Mr. Webb will be associated w;th the firm of C. S. Cline Son. house-furnishers and tinc-ertakers. Prior to his residenc-3 in Florida. Mr. Webb was actively connected with this Frederick firm for a number of years. ! Addresses and study courses con: ducted by returned missionaries, min; isters and teachers will feature the pro- I gram of the Summer Mission.iry Con- · ference of the Reformed church in the j United States Juiy 9-15 at Hood Ool- · lege. The conference is one of four i annually held at the college, and in ad- · ditfc-n to offering religious study ; courses, will include special services, j ar.d other events of more general na- j | fare. j ] "China" will be the foreign topic i j discussed, and "The American Indian" j '· the home topic. The conference will i | open Saturday night. July 9. with an I : address by Rev. Dr. A. V. Casselman. I I of' Philadelphia, followed by presenta- ! | tion of conference leaders by Rev. J I Harvey A. Fesperman. of Hagerstown. j i conference chairman. The following' j day will be the occasion for various [ i events including a special service in i ! Brodbeck HalL at which Rev. Dr j ; Harry N. Bassier, of Westminster, will I i preach the sermon. Rev. Dr. Allan S. j l-Mecfe, of Yorfc, Pa., and Rev, P. L. Fes-' ! perznan. of Sendai, Japan, will speak i i in the evening. j I The daily schedule of classes and i S addresses wia begin Monday. July 11. | j and continue to July 15. inclusive. Bible j | hour will be conducted at 8.30 o'clock | ] each morning fay Prof. W. R. Bam-! i hart. Hood College, followed by "Thcr j ! American Indian" rtroup by Rev. Ben- j i jamin Stucki. missionary to the Win-' I nebago and superintendent of the Win- j 1 nehago Indian Mission School at Neills- ' j ville. Wis.: "Chma." by Rev. Dr. Cas-1 .selman. Philadelphia: and Rev. Ward j . Hartman. Yungsui. China: elective | i study courses: Miss E.athryn S. Bollon. j . Harrisburg. Pa., and Mrs. M. S. Reif- j ; snyder. Westminster, institute hour. I :Mrs. H. K. Bassier. Westminster: Rev j I Dr. Ciss~Iman. Piiiiadelphia: Miss j j Greta P. Hinkle.' Philadelphia: anil! i Miss Boltcn. Harrisburg. | Sunset services will be addresoed by I ; Rev. Ward Hsrtman. Yunesui, China: j 'Rev. Dr. Casselmjn. Philadelphia: Rev. j i A. O- Leonard. Lexrngton. N. C.. ana · Rev. Mr. Stucki. JfeillsVJIe. Wis. Other; special events also vnil be held. j I Conference of5cla;s are: Rev. H. A. j · Fesperman. Hagerstown: Miss Hink.e,' Philadelphia: Edward Schlingman. i Baltimore: Mrs. Frederic B. Leritz. i York: Mi5.s Helen L. Bamhart. York, i Cumberland. June 5 iAP.--William B. French trrasurer oT the Blue Ridce Securities, Blue Ridge Investment and Centra! Securities Com;»an. affiliates o! the Central Tr-jst Company, resumed testimony today in tl:e trial of State Senator Emory 1,. Coblentz in the Circuit Court here. French, uho testified for the state yesterday concerning th«- worth o! notes and bonis held by the investments and securities companies, today again took up the list of paper held by the organization and went through the tedious process of evaluating them item by 'tern as to "actual worth" in his opinion and "book value" as given or. records of the company. With his restimor.y the state expects to strengthen its charge that the Central Trust Company, which Senator Cobleniz heads, was insolvent September 2. 1931. On that date the indict- aiejit on which he is being tried charges that the bank president with knowledge of insolvency accepted a deposit in one of the institution's 11 branches. Most Of Salaries Now Being Paid Established By Law. Delegation Is Told. HI Ml ST. Jacob Rohrback To Address i Graduates Next Wednesday. arid ' s ·!crtai:n must ':? d n«." declared Mr. G-iaibrill in .-.-·r.-'lusioa. Kjirri" M C!r-js. s.-.tki:;5 on behalf .·; t:w MiddlrtvAn Lixis club, said that trsc Lioiis grc-up hid r..t rome "to *at fjr anything," but that its presence x.v a rf.'-j!{:i:t:.:i of tiu* stupendous .-·v.'.ux '.'::· tav rate and coir.pliiny ·.!;· oud^ct and : express o^nfidesce abli'. so:!'.i. ar.d r'iiona.o'.e ecor.omy." IliU School Expense. Wii:L«ir. J Grove then K-ro:-.ded ihe rcjyl'jtlon as presented by Mr. Hailer ^nci ijj-jke r^?irdiiig tir dire nctd for e.-jp.^my. Sli:h:iy o-. ;-r a ^.vtrjr ago. :hr Orove Li::« Company' employed ·too men and now his !00 ar.d had u employ m»re men than throtisli^nt the Winter without ; 2 MEMBERS OF CLASS OF'82 STATE POLICE CHANGES Pre:ipitAti^r. for 24 ho-rs er.dir^ at 7 3. rr.. today--ri,-r.c. Precipitatior.. June to date--r.one. Not-real Jur.e precipitation--· 35 Inches: acttial. Jur.e. 1931--3.75 inches . Er;ess in 1932 precipi'^t;rr. to June i 1--539 inches. High letr.rierature ;, cst-srday--82. High temperature a year ago--66. Low temperature last night--52. Low temperature a y«ir aco--56. Sun sev tioiy--7 3l"? rr.. Sur. ti-'-s ttm3TM^---445 a rr_ Moor, rifss tsmsrrow--3.14 a. m. j '» Mooc sets wmcrroT--5.20 ?. m, j County Comrcissior.srs. ;uesTior;«J him la detail about the sheriff ana b-jild- ; ing iiLjpector funds which did not ap- ' pear upon his r»c-kt. Transferred Funds. Report. PrescoM tol-d the jury :ha.t wher. Wciteford forced Clark to call George Hunter, president of the bans, with autr.sriza-:;.r; for an audit of the special account, he tola tr.e lawyer: "Well, this means the ruination of" the Clark farr-ily." Tbe State's a:-»m-?y u^ei mast. :·:" the aftomcor. ir. readme s. report of the transac:icrr-5 involved in tr^e all-ered transfer of f-jnds frorr. sn« a:C"Jint to the other. Prescott a.=.ked. "What has betn the iiisvin: of the County C:-rnrr.;si:-;»n'erE in regard to rciirburierrrfnt in the ;a3£^ of insane pers-sr^?" T"r.is qucjtnr. "crouzht a", four cefen«; a'.t^rr.rys. Albert M. Soaii. Th.rr.a^ 7_. Daw=r.. E. Barrett Prettyrnar. ar.d Welsh, to thtir feet objecting that tr.is fund is a £-:atc fund and not collectible by the clerk to the County Commissioners. Arju- ; rnents on tne ouajtion lasted for approximately twenty-Svs mints ues. when Chief Judge Crr.er directed State's Attorney Pre*cott to c;i.tinue with other questions ar.d lea\e "his one tr^ tiii judges for furthvr ."on.-.iiera-.::.r; and r.ihr.c. Rarer J. Wl-.itcford, cotinsel to M-.e commissioners, iestifaeU v his hanag Market Has Rebound. Xc-w York, June 1 «A?.--A swift rebound in the stock market today only invited fresh liquidation, which eventu- "Uy drove several leading shares back into new low ground. While the militant drive ir. Cor.sress to Balance the budget was hailed in leading banking - -'c;es as highly constr-jctive. various nnanciaJ quarters were obviously disappointed over the measures adopted by the Senate to raise the necessary reve^ r.ue and selling from impaired collateral isan ac^c-nts at banks and from other sources quickly depressed the iri?.rke: after flurry of sh^rt covering at the -^t-art nsd 5wept prices up 1 to 5 points. The utilities were ?'-ld in considerable volume for a t rne arr.-jr.d midday but the list .-^tcr-d-ec a little in the eirly aft^mcxju. forced Clarl-i ts submit to an autiit ind declared that Clark had told t'ne auditor? that n? had n sr»:ial ac- -'Unt. vil-ich b? .avr «a:c was be-ra-.ise he di; r.-: o:ni.i«r .". an ofSr^a! a-r- :unt. He cer.:ed or. cr?ss-cuestl~-n- ing tnst !»ra;;-r E. SmoSe L«e. cour.ty t? make :.he ir.-.e=:icati:.n if Clark'.= -~-? sit-only "txfjr-s nosr. composed of Elbir. L*u.r.3r. Ec-.srd Gandy. Alfred L Fra-y. Carsr-r. W. Pope. Alb?-. F Tr.orr.rxj-.n. N",ble 3 Srr.brcy. Pr-:-^t.-n W. Burdftte. -Jcc-n Burocfe. BA?-.: C snd tl2 srierifT r.sd bc-^n ^^r.t to round up projpective ;ur^s from tl'c -=:rcet. Cl^ri 1= sl'.eced 'o ha-.e embezzled approxim?.:cly S50.000 in 97 ir.cictrnents rtrtumed V.' the county grand jury. rurr.e at leas, a ~^:-:. Trie State .-.as ·-· r.f-rlr 100 more tias the ReassigTiments Of Officers Announced, · Effective Sunday. · Summer changes in the rcrrirnancs of State polite sub-stations throughout Maryland have been ordered by state police heads, to go ir.to ellsct Sunday. . The plan is to familiarize rainrr.and-ers , of the stations with other parts of i Maryland, by transferring them for a · short period during the summer. , Sergt. D. R. Peterson, who has been . in charge of the sub-station near Fredrick, will be transferred to Cumberland, while Sergt- Lotus Bloom, who was' formerly here, will be transferred here . frorn Laurel. Scret. Blum's place at : Laurel -ill be taken by Corp. A. E. rr.ar.d of the Waldcrf'station. Changes efTectivo here Tuesday were the transfer of Private T. A. Moore from ; Frederick to Conowingi and transfer of Private J. R. Btickworth frxa Cc«o- wingo back her°, where he was previously stationed. The testimony of French came after the defense had succeeded in holding off the testimony of George R. Linklns. Washington. D. C.. until its own Washington real estate appraisers could be present. Linkins. president of the real estate firm bearing his name, was ;o testify as to property values. The defense will have several " itnes^es of its own on this line. Corrected Tuesday's Testimony. French first asked and was granted permission by the court to correct his statement on the stand Tuesday afternoon ti»at a S109.782.76 note'of tfie Wai- brook Securities Company was worthless He had sinc« looked up the note's value, he said, and found it to be. in his judgment. $80.802.20. The Wai- brook Securities Company, he said, had S21.7S4 to meet it. This caused Ihe defense to contest the qualification of French as a witness, and his testimony on this account was ordered stricken out. Two · .at-c-ments of the state as to v.hat this cos? ly owned were admitted as statements. French then testified as u a series o: not; transactions c-f the B'.ue Rid^e Investment and Central Securities companies and Mr. Coblentz. with other corporations, as of their September '. value. Thi-s included the 595.000 note of the Guarantors Investment Corporation, in which the Blue Rid;, company figured. Note Had Five Signers. One of the tra tsactiorts referred to 2.213 shares of stock of the Continental Life Insurance Company, which were received by the Blue Ridge on a note signed by five persons. French identified four of these signers. Mr. Coolentz. John S. Hershey and T. 3. Hayward. of Frederick, and R. Paul Smith, of Hagerstown. but said he did not remember who the fifth signer was. The stock was held by the First National Bank of Pittsburgh, French testified. Asked by S:ate's Attorney James Clark -c-f ihe prosecution if he knew what was behind the transaction. French replied that he d.d not. Another item was the Grayson H. Stalcy note of September 5. 1329. It was brought out by the state that Staley and Coblentz are brxhers-in-lan.^The condition of the Staley Motor Company was discussed ana its balance sheet as cf September 30. 1931. was submitted in evidence, over ihe objection of the defense, which held that values of that date did not apply. The court held, however, that the sheet would give an indication of the company's condition at the time of the bank's close and admired :r.e statement ss evidence. Sunday will be the opening day of the one hundred and twenty-fourth annual commencement of Mount St. Mary's College. Emmitsburg. with Bishop John M. McNantara. auxiliary bishop 01 Balt'.more, presiding at ordination ceremonies in the college church. At nigh; the prepartory school graduation exercise will be held in the college gymnasium, with the principal address by Rev. William McClimont. of Ta Hor.-Kiang. Klangsi, China. The final commencement exercises ·.vul be held Wednesday morning, conducted by Bishop McNamara. An academic procession will precede the exercises. The sddress to the graduates will be delivered by Jacob Rjhrback. local attorney and member of the class of '82. Mr. Rohrback is one of the two surviving members of that class, the other be- Ins Philip J. Cosan. New York City, who, it Is understood, plans to be present. The alumni banquet will be held Wednesday afternoon, at which time plans wili be made for the commencement nest year. Solemn requiem ma.ts for deceased priests, students and benefactors of the college will be held Tuesday morning. The afternoon program will open with a meeting of the alumni association followed by a baseball pame. A collegiate contest in oratory will be held in the evening. Monsignor B. J. Bradley is president of Mount St. Mary's Coliege. Approximately 60 rcsidvts'-s -f Frxl- cr:ok cl'.y and cr-n'.y. re^rr*e:st!:5(t v.ir- io'-is club* and organizations, met ultii the Board «f County C*)maiias:oncrs at :i30 o'c'.vvk t!i; tu-irntng under t h e ; : , , .._ . aiLsp-.cci of the Frederick Lions club and i reJ-.ict:-..-i i:: j.ilaries in order to help v.rons'.y urgt-d reduction in ia\«-s and | »;:h ;~ f unemployment relief, he said. as grL\«t economy as p-wsible in v.ew of f E-.vr.- lir.e o: ouiir.e.ss. lie ^ald. had be«n the present economft situation. The i K reatly a.'Iected. and none so much as meetlt-.R *as prelirnwary to the compila- I the farmers. The remedy offered was tion of the budget and setting the tax | --reduce salaries of pe--ple settin; bis rate by the Commissioners. The resjlu- ' tnoney. not the little fellow." tioa presented by the Lions Ciub and · Exprc-F-stng himscif -24 a friend of the endorsed by other group*, was of a ger.- j r C ;,,x,: syitern. he declared, however, he rr.\! nature, and expressed co-operation J heartily objected to rcckless spending -.vith the Commissioners ar.d urged sub- , 0 : money for consolidation, ar.d that as star.tial economies. Befure the meeting j ; ar 33 teachers salaries are concerned, if became far advanced, however, speciflc j t !x-y cannot be cut by the Commission- items for reduction, including salaries of e rs. he believed the tearhcrs themselves school teachers and others and reduc- ! WO uld be willing to take a vo'u'Kary tion in road appropriations were listed: cu ,_ ^ ,. vc ; ; -^ sninried persons "in the by we!', known local persons who spoke. ; Courl House. Economy" in the State Opening the meeting ir. the court room, i Roads Commission antl'in county road H. Noel Hailer. chairman of the local | lines was also urged. Lions club committee, presented the fol- i Benjamin RowrTour. admitting that iinvlng resolution: j ·-; was -unpleasant" to speak of /-uttms "The Lions club of Frederick. Mary- j sa | ariMi sta:e£ j sh:1 . ··-, KXSsity tno^ Und. whoic-hcartedy interested in the i no iaw - and .,, a . ..^^ can ^ o , ^ y^ future welfare of this county and reaiiz- , duccd un css sa:ar j es are reduced " Se made, rcspcctfuily appeals to and urges ·, Charles We--helm"- in CO---'T-'-. the Commissioners of Frederick county, i marfcs , itau . d j ha . vjg " ""' before making their budget for the cur- ! rent and !-\ ^ - ^ in sympathy "'- wi . h the rejlut = on ofrered .. aM . ln . he year, to give most serious thought , Jplri; o , crlt - c!£m bu . of co . operat , on consideration U the prevailing and ; but tha . eve __ Comm3dllv u ^ th unprecedented financial stress of a TMt j thc , that the mlik Industry majority of our-,Sfeple to the end that ringlr.g between S3.000.000 and 84 000 substantial economies may be denmtejy 000 in °, Frec - e , jc t ^V;"" ^ ' ' cstaollshed in she operation of the gertouslr, that the people w: j county school system, county and coun- ] ty-aid roads and bridges, administra- j tion and salaries, together with all oth- I er forms of expenditure so as to bring i j^ ; them proportionally to ' the present j ,' n , j standard of living costs and the elim- | ^ ihin had . i ination of any thought for the market- | ,,,,.,, ° - ' people want the taxes reduced within reason and that. the "Commissioners can do it." ''Cut he maintained. A friend eving also in good r That these necessary steps be taken, re RETURNING TO FREDERICK i Gentry Bros. Doc And Pony Show To i Be Here June *. j ; Gentry Brothers, after an absence i from the circus s°me. for 15 years, are: back on the road with their famous and pony shiyr. and following tiiei eight days' stand at Washington viill come to Frederick next Tuesday. 7. for two performances, at 3 30 and R. The circus wiil show on a Sot on Center j street at. ?,Iadison street. Of special interest 10 older folks, who recall the almost yearly visits of :hc : Gentry Brothers" circus will be the re- j turn of tv.-o of the original Gentry Brothers. Frank and H. B. Gentry. Tlic j same type of act.« with dogs, monkeys.! ponies, and other trained animals will j feature the . c 'now. Some of the same i .'/tints which yer.rs ago delighted the ; hearts of young and old. will be sern i again, such as the famous firemen's 1 scene in which trained animals s.m- · ! ulatc humans in such a thrilling and i amusing ~sy. A .special feature of the coming .' show V.-.U be the perc-r.al appearance j in Frederick of "Frerkies" Hoo-Ray.! famous en^ert.tiner snd formerly a member of the "Our Gang" agerega-' tion of movie fame. He is now 15 vears ' old. ' : a call, and 75,000 men re t a call now be issued by "h reduction teachers and icials down," result. W. Clinton McShrrrv. on behalf of the Wani 10 w-epera- »«« ««-«. the f^unl? CommK-^on-rc f,. ^h oai Mr. Halier S tat,-d that tne group nad ^ cwmse .^^ ^^^^ me u ihe conference in the sptnt attit ,, df , f ,,. rim! .^ ** ,,,,, -"' c--5pcratian and r.ot '"*! presided ar.d stated that th«e preserrt j e!( , rk of ;he "' ! represented 1300 or !400 ^sider.ts of ! the city and county. Ke then called ' upon many of those present who expressed views on the subject. Hammond C^ary- °rj behalf of the j nua n v Frederick Chamber of Commerce, assert- j S3 . rf / na reference being made to hieh j cd that the latter organization realized x.',.^ tc achers who receiv» about the the Commission- .-s and their attorney | minimum .claries. attitude evidenced toward the j sioners' dilemma ia compiling the bud- the :he :he t. or the- present salaries of elementary teachers of Frederick county and that a. state law sets the minimum amount to- be paid the; latter group. The sum of $350,000 an- paid to the teachers, it was HELD FOR MANSLAUGHTER NO STRINGS PLACED ON REVENUE BILL CONFEREES so doing. I creasing of the value of securif'es and H. A C. Sylvester, speaktn? or. behalf j t - 3c -eduction of the value o' the basis of the Thurmont Lions Club, ask-d the ; -.h-s vear He admitted thaf 'h- Com- Comma-tloacr* to do whatever is feas- j missianers were corr.izar.l of the fi- ib:e to keep down the county t-a* rate · nancial plight of taxpayers, bu; that in with as great, economy as possible. , : v] C matter" of elemeritary school teach- Charles H. Feete. repre.sent.in? the ; ers' salaries stated :he Commissioners Brur^wick: Rotary Club, spoke briefly j --xpre bound by '.he state law." He staJ- of the 5it.uation at Brur-swick as a j e j further that Dr Albert S f--^- result of unemployment ar.d depression ; State Superintendent of Education. S and asked that the Commissioners en- ' answer to a letter written him bv ac-in" dcavor to do « ha'ever rxs?irj!e in redut- ] County Superintendent of Education lion of taxes. ; James C. Biehi. in which the latter pre- Par.=ans Newman, on behelf of the , scntcd the matter of Frederick county Frederick Xiwanis Club, said that the ] teachers taking voluntarr reductions ia Corr.mi.ssior.ers tn t.heir c-fTor. to redure j pay. had replied that if the teachers did :as« will have the n;ppor, of that j volur.tar-.iy accept such cuts, the state sr.d other .-iubs and aUhxis;!: ' s:hoo! appropriation for Frederirk coan- Savior Will Filed. . The -srill of -.he late Mrs. Sarah eT.iza- x'Jz Ssylsr. sf Freierirk cour.ty. r.2.-; c-;en probated. To ^ ca"?hter. Mrs. · Rosella May Bor.d. IF left the testatrix" r°al e^ta'^ in Johnsv.lle. aJQ household efTects tn her nDme '.'·''"??. 3'o??lutely. ar.d the s"-- of S2.00-0 To a sor,-ir.- · law. R^y 3onc. is left S5. All the rest: ar.d residue of the estate is left to :iie , te$ta',-rix' tl'.rw; criilcrer;. Gsrt.e Irene Eyl-cr. Ro.-ella ?v5ay Bsr.d and Roland , Oca Savlir. share ar.i fhare alike. N5ri=. R-:»=ella May Eorxi, daughter if the ;-ejta',rit. is n;.rr:evi sole esp;ulnx wflt- :.jt brr.c. The xill wa.s dafxi O~t^:xr 7. ;93r. ar.c -s-.-.-^ssed b~ Sara It E Ssr- ' lor. E. J. Gerr.anJ and Charles D. Metz. : Taken to Montrvcr. ; Slrfckcn with cot.vulfioaa a; the jail ' Trhere she is serving a reeently-asi.gned ' term. Mrs. V-.-rgie Ler.nart, tl-.^ Lity. ~'i; :^xtr. ta M.-jr.x-Tuc- Hospital ir. t.-.e arr.3-j.r::e of C. E. Cl.r.e ar.c Sin. Ti3«.--ay r.i;r.: Jbo-j:. 10 o':lo--k. Sr.e waj, repir--ci at Moaievue as coir.g j be;;er today. Washington Negro Accused Of Responsibility For Man's Death. Ksr"; W. Bro-3rc, colored chauffeur, o! 1704 T street n^rtr.wtit. Wisr.ington. has ie*r! charged with mas£laus£t«r as ihe affrnjath of a triple atstsnsab-- e ^rish M^r.-ay n'-ar KyattitO'iri ·shirii rer:lted ir. t,l".e death of Walter E Early, of 39CO Cathedral aver.Me. Wash- ir.trt,-,r. Brc-'sr. ~?-5 cr.Tir.:: 2 car -r.;-h Srst =:r-j;"i ar.o-.h-^r rr.?.-h.r.e. a'-ordir.i f r;licr. i-d :hc-r. car'-rr.rf ir.f Early. "^.10 "^ s^ s.^n^.n^r oe.-.n* 1 .1^ o * n pa.r?.ew rr.achir.f. Early"? "J.fe ~a.' ir. h^ au:".- rr'.oile ar.d wltr.e-sei tlv fatal crash Brown was arr*jd oy ?.fjr."?rr.ery -otir.ty pjl:;e and ^.::i . i.:-~~ a hesr- :r.7 ir. Rockvill* P -!.'-* C.-;:r: Sa"-;r;2T Fi^-.eral .=rvl-"V for E-ir'.y ·».!! oe h'ld Thursday r;:or7.;r.; ^r.er. h.jr. re- o"-icir. rn.i.-f vv.'.l b" s-i.c .r. H'jlv TrL'.i'y :h"irch ir. Ge^r^tDwr. at P 15 o'elo-Js American Eliminated. Sa-n'on. Er.;lar.i. Jjr.e 1 A P . -- Mrs. Leor.a Chartey, la?t surviving American in the British women's ?o;f rharr.pion- ship. was ellminsd ir, the semi-final rojnc todUy by Er.id VUls.iri. dofendin^ sp^d to ·r-"r.-l-L?:'^-. of its s:ra'.«.t rx-s-e- tirr.e ;j--ic t ?daj- that of balancing of! j a japir.g tira---j-- de^.ci; to preserve tl-.e . Am-erl-an dollar? from fc-relsr; attJU-is pi'tured by Prsrider.: K-»vcr The billion dollar rpv«-r.ue bill, arch- 5*-o~e of try* bride* ^ver the treasixrv I ?ap, wa.- r»turn?i t-» *he huse and trr.rsx ji3""ly t5 s ry-r.ferer.c*: between t.i" '-ro brar.ches. The House acted ·jn.ir-.lrr.'.u.;:;.-. r.ot Irfrtirtir.s i:.' ·~on:er'"ei to star.:! by thi= or -hat pr?vi.= :or. of 'he or.gir^l K-v;v? b.ll Thi? will expediv attion by 'he .---r.fer^-re Chalrrr.ar. Srjtoo* ·f ' -fr S'r.ve F:r;ar,;' 1 ^orr.rr.i'toe rall-ed the '-rxnins rr.'et.n? of the y^r.rr.:"'f for 9.30 a. rn. "I hpe we ran f.r.ish up the ;o6 before ihe er.d of ;he wvk ~ he said. r.f realized irx" ciffic"lt pr--olem fating ' :v Graduate From Library SchooL Mi=* Katl-.arin? R K;^er ir.d Miss M"n:rs ?»f. Ksll-"r. ;h r.vr. graduated frorr. tr.*" Sr.x-h Prat; Liorarv School :n Baltirr.nre on Frida;,- at the -orr.- : rr.cn"?emen- rx^rris^s h-^'.d in the Y. M. C A. and 2d:ir?s?ed ov Dr W.lliair. H ivc:c.». ·.he ConjatU^.r-ncrs ir. er.aV-avorir.g to get. ariied that county taxes b-? reduced a? far as i? cor_?i?ter.i w.th the welfare Austin ?. R^r.n. r^pr^ent.nc the Pore ona Grar:^ corr.r^xvd of a!-.ut 3.-?H) · r. farrr.er? ,-f tr.o c-r;r.ty. referred to rf- '·-,,* fort? of tae - -ange in the interest of - r. pearar.re of a T-rnrnittre fr^rn t at ·".-·- ir-'rr. the C^rr.mis.^.'r.cr. For «errra: years. ·;-.» farmers of t.:» ~ar.?s "l-ave -***r. the har.dwrittns or. the trail and present cr-rsdit.ons are largely due to the exliorbitan: wages and salaries bc- ir.g paid." ;aid lie. Farrr.^rs co r.ot low. insurance.? ar.c tax-^ are :~..~-. living oxper_?ej mu.»t rx- fortlicorr.ir.z ar.d the ^ jr.- 15 Tiliol-fhtartcdly back forthwith b*. ctit. former ^fa;··':r L:oyd C. Culler remarked that ir. that ease "we should get rid -of Cook." a remark which met with applause. lectcd rent fnm SO fantiies who were ·crur.:,'. dsscribed the poverty ex- ·nt at. ''n? preset:', time, and tie iow rn-orale of tiv people Defends Dr. Cook. Prof. FiC~J Crom~cll. "bo » trir.ci- pal '"'f :h? Br^n^wtck H.ch School, d^- ;hst. "Dr Cock did nc-t malte the otst? law" and. thai Wssh-r.rt'-r, county had r-j::- tts bucgct Sie.00-3 -s-.thout cut-its teschers' ss_.r-.es, Ke said FrscericS cc-ur.ty would lore £:C'3.000 in Kate and retirement fund^ also would be ·f the project '--- redu-e thcrr., he de- and realiie -he- situat.o- And are --rSJ- ir.z to do their best." "out nee onlv ths s-'hools but all groups should be effected if there i-s to be a decrease in salaries, he asserted. £le- rner.tarv -eachers in -his ccunty are paid the rr.ir.imu:r». bur high scl-.oci N.ne raa^" xaf.osis are to be cr tn Kiitian cities by aa Amer.caa cont- To Set Tax Rate Today. Tr.e Wa.;'..n=tori County Commissioners, after a i^.^iori lat.r.^ .r.',v this, A'.'.- err.o-.n. announced at 1 4h tfus aft«r- riyir. tr.At t'.-.-? r.e* ;as ra'* had not -'.ten icay by refjairecieat of ia.w. Mr. Gambrill Speaks. Jarr.c-o H. Garr.brtll. Jr. repre^-ntir.g the Fred-en-k Rotary Club and the Chamber of C.xr.rr;erc\ :h?r. pre5-:r.ted a forceful arcurr.?r ; t f r the reduc:.on of taxes and ds^crioed the farmer as j teachers receive rr.ore in ntany i.a-.in? experienced deflation ar.cl liqtii- ;s:ancrs. it -aas sta'*d. He r^kcd for » cation -s-hlle o:iu-r?. rc.'i=ted :t Ths i complete xiaderstancling of the sltua- depr'ssi'*!!. he said, is one the farmer twn in c^nsiacriiw: reducucns. pir.i'Milarly hi= '.£]- ,i..d that everyor.e · i ar.tic;p-.t:r.i- ck.li'.r.r ar.d l.qu:rla:- NVar'.y or.r-tiiird of the adult male ; .n? arr.ons t.:,v: n-r a* r.:u:r. afTsctsd ' jic.pt/atinr. of France today x-E5iS of i as tie farrier. W::5"*'hca; as4 COTE i bachelors. i.£ K fiHL'«iVt(

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