The Denison Press (Denison, Tex.), Vol. 5, No. 273, Ed. 1 Tuesday, May 23, 1939 Page: 1 of 4
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DENISON AND VICINITY
Cloudy and cooler today
THE DENISON PRESS
OAILY EXCEPT SUNDAY
MEMBER OF THE UN! + ED PRESS
DENISON, TEXAS_TUESDAY, MAY 2.5rd, 19:39
WEEKLY FOUNDED 1930-DAILY 1934
VOL. 5—NO 273
3rd Term Again
WASHINGTON, May 23 (UP) budget his second administration
—President Roosevelt's fighting and told the retailers that he and
spe-ch before the Retailers’ Na- the* new dealers were the true
-A II f'orum reaffirmed new deal conservatives while opposition
^Mending, relief and tax policies I groups were the radical gamblers
so emphatically, that it stimulated 'h the nation's safety,
speculation today on whether h-j Partisans he said, were scaring
wood be a candidate fora third! "elided parents with warniligu
term. that their grandchildren would
Mr. Roosevelt revealed he has have to pay the increased nation-
al'andoned hope of a balanced
Roosevelt started cutting his
own throat when, last night, he
flatly said that opponents of the
new deal are radicals. In other
words you must think as FDR or
you are a radieal. Come to think
of it about 50 per cent or more
ol the nation’s population must be, presidential election coupled with
the ' risk challenge to conservative
al debt and he charged that the
republicans were “merchandising
horror” by their efforts to make
t.h's “national debt week.”
“Certainly this not as alarm-
ing,” Mr. Roosevelt said, “as tell-
ing parents who are already star-
ving that an untrammelled busi-
ness set up will provide their
grandchildren with food in 1989.
Yet this is what the radical gam
lers of business and politics might
have to sav if they put their
theories into practice next year.
A reasonable internal debt will
not impoverish our children.”
That reference to the 19-10
Republic Steel Co. Files Damage
Suit Of 7Millions Against Strikers
so radical they can't think proper
ly, according to FDR’s way of
thinking . . . Meanwhile Mrs.
Roosevelt remains the only serene
,(member of the Washington up-
per set over the visit of the Brit-
ish king and queen. When their
plans for tax revision and econ-
omy raised immediate speculation
whether the president hail deter-
mined in his own mind a com-
promise half new deal-half con-
servative democratic 1940 candi-
majestles arrive in the capital | date would not do.
it’s going to he tough for the so-1 Under those circumstances.
cial climbers to get an invite to
their reception . . . Children have
long .been the means of aiding the
prestige of adults. While the king
and queen already are well
thought of, their visit with the
many political observers believe,
it would be necessary for Mr.
Roosevelt to seek renomination
himself because of the general
doubt that he could dictate the
nomination of any of the 100 per
Dionne quintuplets endeared them [cent new dealers among the white
all the more to this nation. The ihouse political circle.
quints, at their meeting yester-
day, were more at ease than was
“You cannot expect this admin-
istration,” he said, “to alter the
principles and objectives for
Company Claim; It Lost
More than 2 Millions Dur-
ing Strike of 1937. John
L. Lewis Is Also Named
Hostility Of~Breaking Back f 3
Of CIO Is Seen in Suit; jtime tjljs morning. The tour will
I include 23 cities in three states,
icommemorating the Golden An-
Iniversary of the opening of Okla-
I The Kiltie 'and. above, is part of
Second One Of Its Kind
CLEVELAND, May 23 (UP) -
Republic Steel corporation an
nounced today that it was filing a
\bove are shown Joachim Von Ribbentrop, German foreign min-
ister and Count Galeazzo Ciano, Italian foreign minister, shortly
before they signed the agreement at Berlin Monday morning,
pledging each other military alliance for the next ten years. After
signing the pact tie* foreign min sters announced to the world that .
the combined peoples of the two nations were ready to stand firm I*,*’”00’000 damaP<’ afrninst
against hostile ! Iocs. ‘ ti <! Congress of Industrial Organ-
izations, the Steel Workers Or-
ganising committee, John L. Lew-1
is, Philip Murray and others asj
a result of the “little steel” strike
The company charged that its
loss of business and extraordinary!
Again To Rule
Physicians probaby will turn
expenses resulting from the strike',back to what neglect taught cen-
had cost it $2,u00,000. It asked j (urics ago for treatment of the
threefold damages as provided by next war’s shell and bomb-torn
-- the Clayton anti-trust act. j victims.
( LEY ELAM), Ohio, May 23 organic union conferences with It named almost 700 individual I j}, Rudolph Matas world-
til’)—Delegates from all parts, these churches during the last year: strikers and union officers in | famous surgeon said to'dav that
of the country were assembling [are expected to play an important; Cleveland, Youngstown, Warren.! soldiers of the
today for the one hundred and j part in the assembly'- proceed- Niles, Canton and Massillo, all in'
Approximate^ 100 members of 50th anniversary of the opening
the Oklahoma ( Golden anni-'of the state of Oklahoma,
versary goodwill tour, visiting While Oklahoma City busines-
three states and many cities, pass- men wandered about the busines-
ed through Denison today, invit- s - tion greeting local business
_ ing T- .vans to visit their state, men, the god's Kiltie band went
NFW OR] FANS M i ‘>3 (DP) ddlL' toul wa' commemorating the through their paces in the 300
Nomination for the world’s
greatest optimist: John Barry-
more. Married four times, di-
vorced three, John still claims he
has faith in matrimony and will. and another member of the new
continue to search for the “one''leal administration-—Henry A.
ami only.” He might hate had her j Wallace, secretary of agriculture,
in Dolores Costello, who know»?j A Mt. Vernon, Ohio, depart-
ment store owner, John W. Rudin,
which we have struggled the last Presbyterian church in the United
The retailers conclude their two
day meeting today with address-
es by several small 'business men
fifty-first general assembly of the ings.
The question of an individual’s
Middle Ages who
on the battlefield exposed to
China To Build
Mock West Main street.
After remaining here for about
one hour, the Oklahoma group
• left, continuing their entourage to
last practically all this week
Posies to the Dallas ju(1 g
who gave a child beater 18 months
in the penitentiary . . . The Ok-
lahoma City delegation came into
delivered one of the few anti-new
deal speeches this morning, charg-
ing the administration with prom-
Denison early today, lead by "ityjoting class feeling and persecut-
ing business men.
To the retailers, representatives | church and
of comparatively small business | church in the
units “the little fellows'— Mr.[ (Southern)
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police with blaring siren . . . Other
blonde “sirens" followed in the
shape of the all-girl Kiltie band
When Tom Pendergast was given
18 months in jail yesterday, his
lawyers told the court that any
jug term would he a death sen-
tence because of the Boss’ weaki _ .
heart . . . Yesterday was the hot- SailltV HeaTlflU-
test day of the season at Dallas, * ®
ringing up 94 degrees . . . Loan
shark probes are breaking out all
over the state.
HONG KONG, May 23 (UP) —
Ohio, as defendants. tail* and magot therapy recovered Buoyant optimism ;,s to the ulti-
The suit was to be filed in fed- [ jn more instances than those who i mate outcome of th- Chinese-
oral district court here. It said | had been treated promptly. Na- -Japanese hostilities, togethei with
that “unlawful acts of force, in-:ture had removed all the dead determination horn of necessity
tiinidation, threats, violence, do~- |.,ncj injured tissue around the consequent upon Japanese en-
truction of property, injury to | wound i forcement of a “new order” in
States to decide the church’s at-1 allegiance in war centers about a
f itude toward win and church I proposed revised chapter on war
unity. in the constitution of the church.
I he conclave opened Tuesday The revision was proposed by
with a pre-assembly conference , f ,| persons and obstruction of a com-j After spending three months in I East Asia, is expressed today
f evangelism. The mam session general assem Ij ol t f . , I . " , .....l; , _
of the seven day meeting begins' "as ''eferred for vote and—if
Thursday two-thirds of the 270 presbyteries
have approved it -now will be
More than 925 commissioners, I sub ject to a vote of the present
representing 2,000,000 members,[general assembly,
are scheduled to act on several, “it will not be correct to say
formal overtures from presby- that the Presbyterian church has
(cries calling for possible union i gone pacificists nor that it has
with the Protestant Episcopal j gone militarist, regardless of how
the increased construction of Chi-
merce to and from the plant were; the hospitals of Loyalist
part of a conspiracy to compel the I during the civil war, Dr. Matas Jnesc“ communications,
company to sign a proposed <’o1- Co*iCluelod that th- old treatment Fiv,‘ 11 e" major railroads form
loctive bargaining contract with I brought up to date—would be ! the nucleus of a gigantic network
the SWOC.” I used in the next war. ; of ra'hvays and highways most of
| '.Spanish physicians'on both sides "hl|'h have bet‘n completed and, Press along with the Associated
which will connect the interior of Press and stated the Tin,ted Press
Old timers here remembered
one of th- visitors, Frank P. Ha-
ven. who lived here as a boy. He
was a ' rother to James and John
Haven, both of whom left here
several year- ago for Dallas.
Fiank stated he was delighted
with the improvement noted here.
“Y’ou ha/e a wonderful city
here and it is going places,” stat-
ed Morris Aloore. city editor of
the Oklahoman, who covered the
trip for his paper. Morris stated
they recently took on the United
A precedent for the suit has
where a federal district judge;
awared the Apex hosiery company a
the Presbyterian t he prebyteries hae voted or the j *711,932. representing
United States general assembly may vote,” the damages, against the
in Philadelphia he fid’ ‘larded antiseptics.
“I realized on my first visit to
hospital that the treatment of 1 many nnd varied routes
China with the outside world by
For Franks Set;
Rev. Dr. Charles Whitfield Welch,
The reports of agencies of the! Louisville,, the assembyl’s modera-
general assembly, which have held tor, said.
Sister Hands Editor Poem By
Brother; Doesn’t Know He’s Dead
Federation of Hosiery
for damages and loss of business
suffered in a seven weeks sit-down
strike in 1937. The union filed
*i brief with the circuit court of
appeal^ there yesterday asking to
have the judgment set aside.
Base* Its Claim
A”J“’c,,nif a relic of the World War,”'Wl11 hp added t0 Ch,na ?
gave a better and more
wide coverage of news.
Othor newspaper men along
were 1 S. Y’anee. of the Mistletoe
Express, which is in charge of dis-
tribution of the Oklahoman. Also
RESIDENT NEAR HERE
DIES TODAY. 7 A. M
W AX AH bCHIE, Tex., May 23
(Snecial) — Burton Franks. 22.
Those who witnessed claim that
the film “Confessions of a Nazi
Spy” is one of the most revealing! n , , .
flickers of all times. The film is|Bon^"’ under indict
based on the revelations made in ™nt f,,r t<h? S,a-V'"? °f V ' >'
the recent New York trial . . . I V' 'Tl ! , , '
Wonder what the next generation I *.'rM 1( at<‘ bnnk dur!nK
Will think about some of’the h..r-1B h.°'d“p J!ay 10’ wf *ran w 8
rible modern painting and Seulp-|S.anpy hearing yesterday by Judge
V Royce Stout in district court at
'the outset of his murder trial.
Judge Stout denied a defense
motion for a continuance of the
turing adorning some
scums. Most of the junk should
he museum pieces, hut not as art
. . . Alfred Hitheock, movie di-
rector, hates movies and seldom
attends the theatre . . . President
Roosevelt went over his time last
night during his air-address . . .
Too had Bob Benchley went off
the air. He was one of the bet-
ter comedians . , , An American
magazine article recently revealed
the close watch made on stations
by the Federal Communications
Commission. An address by
Smedley Butler over the ether
was killed because of the text.
Bluntly he told his listeners “My
address has been so deleted that
you can sit hack and listen for
he next 17 minutes to “poppy-
Jt\,i}ck and nonsense,” or words to
SAN FRANCI'-CO, May 23 the army air corps ami stationed
(l I’)- Mi-s Babe Scott stepped at Riverside, Cal.
up to the city editor and handed
Mrs. Ninnie A. Hoket, 70, ;
resident of Denison route 3, sev
Republic Steel corporation bas-|cn A’curs, d'ei' today at 3:4,> .t. j
ed its claims on the alleged for-!1"- nl her rural home following an
ced closing of plants
I communications by 1941.
Construction is being carried jt
nut with the aid of British and • Ralph Miller, advertising manager
American credit loans and the of the Southern Farmer and
'Milk of material used is obtained Stockman, was mong the visitors.
from the United States, Britain! -
isend Soviet Russia. i The fine drill work and music
Vital Rail Link Begun v the Kiltie band was the occa
The biggest undertaking i.- a -ion of favorable remarks. It is
j The city editor looked at the land. Youngstown. Canton and |
him a poem which she said her! poem: j Massillon, the alleged abnormal! Wednesday afternoon
!railroad to link the Hankow-Can- 'he only band ot its kind in the
11 on line with the Kwangsi-Annam j world, composed of girls only, not
i. i m. ......i i. f To i. mitcie «• ol I nlar oki
brother had written.
She thought it. was good, ami
he wanted to know if the paper
might print it, She explained
to the city editor that her broth-
er’s name was Witham Scott, that
lie was 25 years old, a private in
That senate hearing on the Red
River dam was postponed until
todny after convening less than
an hour Monday. Advance infor-
mation said that the senate appro-
priations subcommittee would ad-
vance slowly in the hearing . . .
Rep. Cartwright of Durant will he
■ among those invited to meet the
British Royal pair when they ar-
rive in Washington . . . Despite
the stress of war condition in the
Far East, the Bible sales last year
were much greater than ever be-
fore. That’s one best seller which
never drops off in sales or pop-
*3 \ ■ • ■ When Duke Ellington
Ig'ives his World Fair concert in
New Yok soon, it will not he a
jitterbug session, once more
showing that the fad is falling
trial, hut: grantc a plea of Frank’s
counsel that a sanity hearing he
held before proceeding with the
ti ini. Selection of a jury. Selec-
tion of a jury to hear the sanity
evidence began, but as court ad-
journed for the night, no venire-
men had been selected.
Earlier in the day, the Court
had denied a motion for a change
Eight state officers were sta-
tioned in the courtroom as a pre-
caution against any possible vio-
Brought into court, Franks was
met by his mother and sister, and
took his place at the counsel ta-
ble beside them. Defense lawyers
filed to quash the indictment,
which Judge Stout overruled. A
tilt then followed on the filing for
“When the last, long flight is.cost of
over and the happy landing’s pa-t: strikers
“And niv altimeter tells me the
evackup’s come at last -■
border. The terminals will be [only is the:; music well played,
Hengvang in Southern Hunan and;hut they drill with such precision
Nankwang on the border of,ns to m.-ke them machine-like, al-
Kwangsi and Annum connecting,most. They were dressed in true
From Hengyang! v'cotch fashon. There are 38 of
them in the organization, it was
satted. Drill work was under di-
icetion , f Capt. E, G. Fry.
at Glove-1 illness of six weeks,
Funeral services will he held
at 2 o'-
operating under soige hy! clock from the Church of (, hrist
at Warren, Niles and at j at Kemp, Okla., with the Rev.
Canton plants, the cost of Walter N'eatherly officiating, j %v;^j, Haiphong,
protecting property and workers Interment will be at a Kemp]___
“I’ll point my nose to the ceil- during the strike, the loss of bust1 cemetery with Short-Murrny Hi
ir.g and I’ll give ray crate the gun.' ness resulting from the blockading | recting.
“I’ll open her up and let her of plants. I Mrs. Hoket was born December
zoom to the airport of the sun.] The company said it had been! 15, 1868 at Ogville, Ala.. a-
“Then I’ll meet my fellow pilots unable to contract for delivery of; daughter of Mr. and Mrs Buford
now no longer flying low, its goods for six weeks. Republic’s (Harrison and moved with them in
“As 1 stow my crate in the ban- plants were scenes of some of the | 1885 to Mis.-issippi and a year
gar, on the field where fliers go. worst disorders of “little steel":later to Navarra County, lexas
“Then we’ll fly forever with -trike. Ten persons were killed' In 1894 the family moved to --
Capt. Lucius D. Clay, district i the Almighty Plying'Boss near it- Chicago plant during a Kemp. The regular monthly meeting
engineer in charge of Red River! “And ride all heaven's airways. .! attic between policemen and de j She married Mr. Hoket at Pc- of the M-K-T North Texas I
dam construction work, returned j from Orion to the cross.” | monstrators. Icatur, Ala . July 11 1885 He died ; district fuel conservation-.-.- fetv-
i„ hjs office here Monday after a . The city editor looked up from The suit charged the defendants | May 8, 1929 at Kemp and in. solicitation committee will he held
the paper at Miss Scott. She was; with having provoked riots “at 1982 Mrs. Hoket came to Deni- ■ Wednesday afternoon at 1:30 at
(Continued 'On Page 4)
The vi-itors were driven over
the city for thirty minutes follow-
ing their downtown broadcast and
program, leaving the city from
the Denison high school.
conference with Gen. Julian T„
Schley, army engineering chief,
and his staff at Washington.
Capt. Clay’s data report on the
dam was approved by the army
head and the district engineer ex-
pects to begin actual construction
Thrower To King
smiling. [which they and their sympathizers I son. the American Legion hall, 419 TORONTO. Canada., May 23
"It’s a good thing a don’t bel-'attacked and fired upon law on-! Surviving are two sons, J. B. j West Crawford, it '- announced (UP) Police today had seized
it ve in premonitions,” she said. I forcement officers . ■ .w-ith ob and M L. Hoket of Denison, a today. All road employe- - 1‘f Richard Healey. 40. and held him
“It’s a good poem, we'll print'structing the mails, blowing up or daughter, Airs. Forest B.arsdale of duty are urged to attend Super ■ for invest gation after he attempt-
it.” the city editor said. otherwise destroying railroad| Denison; a sister, Mrs. T. H.'tendent of Safety W. Wackher ed to throw a note into the auto-
■ • • * - ” - ' ' ----’ 1 ’ ’ 'mobile in which King George and
Miss Scott left. The city editor I tracks and otherwise interfering French of Wanette, Okla; a grand ! will he in charge,
didn’t tell her that an hour be-[with shipments to and from th< son, John I)oak Hoket of Deni- For employes of the Ray tci Queen Elizabeth were returning
fore he learned that Witham j company’s plants.” Ison and a grand daughter, Mrs jminal, a safety and fuel meeting) from Wood1 ne Race track,
more than a week, visiting sev- 'Scott, 25, was killed in the crash j The defendants included 47 N. A. Barga of Cheyenne, W'yo. will be held Wednesday morning! One of the king’s equerries
eral other points before returning]'of an army plane on Mount Ham-j -----------ja registered nurse who attended at 9 o’clock in the office f P. leaped out and picked up the note.
to his office here. ill on. | (Continued On Page 4) I Mrs. Hoket duirng her illness. M. Lane, yard master. Police said they did not know
Sessions for southern district what is contained, as the equerry
The regular Wednesday night
meeting of the Denison Elks has
been postponed until Thursday
night at 8 o’clock, it is annouced.
iccveral of the candidates to he in
Minted will be out of town Wed-
nesday was explained as the reas-
on for change.
Regular meeting of the Denison
school hoard will be held nt 7:30
p. m. Tuesday in the high school
library, according to Superinten-
dent B. McDaniel, who urged all
members to he present.
MESSINGALE ASKS SENATE APPROPRIATION
FOR R. R. DAM; HATCHETT TESTIFIES TODAY
WASHINGTON. May 23 (UP)
— R:*p. Sam C. Messingale, 1).,
Oklahoma, testifying before the
senate appropriations sub commit-
tee, today urged a $5,700,000
appropriation for beginning con-
struction on the Denison, Texas,
Red River dam reservoir.
Judge C. II. Hatchett of Du-
rant, on the other hand, asserted
that: “This program has no eco-
nomic justification as a flood
Control o" hydro electric project
or both whether considered from
a standpoint of the state of Okla-
homa or the entire river basin
below the proposed dam.
“We further assert that thi
national government does not
have the legal authority to back
the project without the consent
of the state of Oklahoma and
land owners effected,” Hatchett
"The project results to the
state and the people and the un-
its of government will not justify
its erection,” Hatchett ended.
The House alreudv has ap-
propriated $5,700,000 toward the
Denison project, including i
among the army engineering civil
outlay, $500,000 of which al-
ready has been sent to Denison
for survey work.
road men will be held Thursday
morning at 10:30, at the regular
meeting place, at the Muskogee
passenger station second floor,
north end of the hall, in the as-
Delegates to Ihe Texas Cotton
association meeting at Washing-
I ton, D. C., will leave Dallas to-
] Wm. O. Coe, special attorney i night in an extra sleeper of the
for the state of Oklahoma, with! northbound Katy Texas Special.
Hatchett, filed a brief with the ----
sub-committee which included the. Two Shrine specials will be op-
! statement: “Until full plans for crated Friday out of Austin and
flood control of Red River have! Waco with delegates enroute to a
been developed and congress has | conclave at Fort Worth,
a full picture, the project should ” ' "
[carried it away The royal party
proceeded immediately to the spe-o-
ial train which was to can^ them
l’olice said it was likely the
;note merely was attempting to
' present the ease of some group
of persons, probably Canada’s un-
employed, to the King.
1’oliee said he was an inmate of
a home for unemployed and has
Irm particular political connections,
i They emphasized that no charges
, had been made against him and
that he was being held for invex
! Healey was released later.
Members of the Ben llui Shrine
not be undertaken,”
will leave Austin in
Walter Archibald, Durant Dem- train and Knrem Temple Shriner-
jocrat publisher, will testify this [of Waco will be in five car.- The
i afternoon in behalf of the project, [trains will return Sunday.
If you do not receive yo1
before 5:30. please phone
one will be sent you.
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