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?<fe For 21 Warships Were Opened To-< The Weather ' / Cloudy Tonight and Thursday—Showers individual—Fastest Growing and Moat Popular Newspaper in Waterbury and the Naugatuck Valley—Progressive - -*. , - . - ■■ ■ - CLOSING STOCKS Last Minute News .aSJi’S&Sifi ESTABLISHED 1881 VOL U, NO. 174 MEMBER AUDIT BUREAU OF CIRCULATION WATERBURY EVENING DEMOCRAT. WEDNESDAY, /JULY 26. 1933 CIRCULATION BOOKS OPEN TO ALL « FOURTEEN PAGES PRICE THREE CENTS RULES FOR EVERY EMPLOYER MAYOR CURLEY IS BACK WARLIKE Everyone Over In Europe Holds On To His Gun One of Every Three Males Is in Uniform—Neither Austria Nor Germany Intends to Pay War Debts and the Only Way ' to Get It Is By Another War EUROPE WATCHING ROOSEVELT PLAN New York, July 26.—(UP)—A , six-week tour of Europe has* con verted Mayor James M. Curley of Boston to an anti-pacifist and pos sibly militaristic point of view, he reported to-day on his return aboard the liner Bremen. Accompanied by his four chil dren and. a welcoming: delegation from Boston, Curley boarded a special qar for home at 1 p. m., EUT. "It Is hard to visit Europe and return a pacifist," he said. “While all talk of jioace and disarmament, everyone holds on to his gun. Prac tically one of every three males there Is in uniform.” He said neither Austria nor Ger many intended paying government al debts, and the only way to col lect them was by another war. Mie Boston mayor was taken off the Bremen at quarantine and brought ashore on a cutter, miss ing regular ship news reporters, (Continued on Page *.) BIG MINE FIGHT ' STARTED IN THE PENN REGIONS United Mine Workers and Operators Insist They Have the Right to Or ganize the Unions Unlontown, Pa., July 26—(UP) —The national Industrial recovery act has precipitated a strike in the Pennsylvania coal fields which threatened today to grow Into the most serious mine labor fight In this region since the major strike of 1922. Troop A of the Pennsyl vania state police nrrived today to assist local authorities, after Gov ernor Plnchot was Informed that three coal company deputies, a mine foreman and two miners were Injured yesterday. Adherents of the United Mine Workers of America Insist upon their right to organize under the national Industrial recovery act, while mln'e operators, citing the same act, are seeking to form com pany uiiions. William Feeney, president of the fourth district. United Mine Workers, charged miners were Intimidated by com pany representatives. The sole de mand of the strikers, he feld, was the right to organize. Strike lead ers predicted that by the end of this week they would be able to close down 90 per cent qf the mines In Washington, Greene, Fayette. Westmoreland and Somerset coun ties. * LIQUOR CONTROL COMMISSION IS CALLED ILLEGAL Judge Harney of Hartford Also Declared Barber Commission Was Not Legally Named By Gov. Hartford, Conp, July 26.— (UP) —Judge WHUam Harney in police court to-djur held appointment of the Connecticut liquor control commission was Illegal. The assertion came when Judge Harney dismissed a case against a local barber on the ground that appointment of the barbers' com mission also was Illegal. He claimed that the liquor control commission, like the barbers’ com mission, is Illegal on grounds that appointments were made by Goy ernor Wilbur L. Cross before an amendment to the liquor law w** passed to make the law operative, and thf governor had not renamed the commission a'fter that Senator Frank 8. Bergin of New Haven and Major John Buckley of Hartford, members of the liquor commission said the liquor law became operative on its passage. i .. SOLVED THE THEFT New Britain, Conn. July . 2*.— (UP)—Police last night arrested Frank Tiskorskl and Anthony Kad 7,1 a us Mb. thus solving, they nail}, the rheft of a car and the rob bery ot a store. /The car, stolen from Felix Slmont, was loaded with merchandise taken from a •downtown shop, police said. WILEY POST IS GUEST OF NEW YORK TO-DAY Officially Honored for His Feat — The Mollisons Are Still Nursing In juries—Lindberghs Are Surveying New York, July 26—(UP)— New York city forgot municipal problems and stock market gyra tions to-day to give Wiley Post an other of its famous receptions— one that will outdo the demonstra tion two years ago when he rode in triumph through ticker tape with Harold Gat(y after his first flight around the world. A parade up Broadway, a recep tion at City Hall, and a luncheon was part of the program. There had been talk of using the Winnie Mae in the parade, but the plan (Continued on Page 2.) ALL CABLEGRAMS TO EUROPE AFFECTED RY NEW AGREEMENT BOSTON GANG THREATEN TO KILL BREWER Boston, July 28.—(ITP)—A blackmail gang that preys on makers of 3.2 beer was sought by state and local police today In connection with death threats and a demand of $15, 000 received by Theodore C. Halfcnrcffcl, widely - known Boston brewer. It was disclosed that the brewer has been guarded con stantly since receiving the threats in a mysterious letter last week, and that an attempt to trap the would-be extortion ists in a Kahant hotel Satur day night failed. The rack eteers failed to keep a rendez vous with him when he ap peared at the hotel with a dummy package supposedly containing $15,000 In bank notes. Collect Cablegrams and Wireless Messages Will Be Refused Mnsmis sion After August 1— Exceptions Made on Lines to Canada and Latin America New York, July 26—(UP)—By joint agreement of a,U communica tion companies, "collect" cable grams and wireless messages be tween the United States and for eign countries over transatlantic or tranH-Paclflc systems will be re fused transmission after August 1. JThe effect of the agreement will be to increase heavily the costs of concerns doing a heavy interna tional cable business at the pres ent rate of dollar exchange. * Decline of the United States dol lar abroad, and Insistance by for eign telegraph' administrations upon settlement of international (Continued on Page 8.1 Final News Flashes CUMMINGS AFTER KIDNAPERS Washington, July 26.—(UP)—Attorney General Cummings, after discussing with Presi dent Roosevelt today methods of combating the kidnaping racket, indicated that the federal government was prepared to finance a drive aimed at stamping out the wave of abductions. “The fight must be wop,” Cummings said. MILK PRODUCERS STATE PRICE Hartford, Conn., July 26.—(UP)—A res olution calling upon the milk control board to establish a price of 7 cents a quart for milk of 3.7 butterfat content, to be paid producers by distributors, was adopted by producers today. The demand will be presented to the board later today. CITIES SERVICE STOPS PUBLIC SALES New York, July 26.—(UP)—Henry L. Doherty & Company has discontinued the direct sale to the public of securities of Cities Service company and its subsidiaries, it was announced today. WHY ITALIAN PLANE CAME DOWN • Hampton, Prince Edward Island, July 26. —(UP)—The seaplane I-Rovi, of Gen. Italo Bal bo’s squadron of 26 ships en route from Shediac to Newfoundland, was forced down here today by a broken water pump. NINE DEAD FROM BAD LIQUOR Philadelphia, July 26.—(UP)—Seven men ; and two women have died from the effects of bad liquor in West Philadelphia within the past 24 hours, police reported today V , « •'l'-uZ -i St*'- w-* . <■*. ' i.irif 'I'M .. Plane Crash Fatal To Lithuanian Flyers After flying across the Atlantic on an attempted non-stop flight from New York to Kdvno, Uth uanla, Captain Stephen Darius and Stanley qircnas, Lithuanian flyers, were killed only 375 miles from tliclr goal when their plane crashed In the woods nkSoldln. Germany. Here’s a view of Pie wreckage._ OFFENSIVE OF PRESIDENT IS MOVING FAST Re-emOMyment Drive Can not Be Stopped—-Re covery Administrator Johnson Said Success Is. Assured ■ (By United Press) President Roosevelt's re-employ ment offensive was pushed for ward to-day on every sector. Recovery Administrator Johnson said success of the drive was as sured by advance pledges of thousands of employers that they would sign the voluntary agree ment to spread employment and fix minimum wages for all. But he emphasized there would be no relaxation in the effort to bring every business man, large or small, under the blanket code. President Roosevelt asked the aid of all state governors. Preparations were rushed for in tensive campaigning In every city A new report from the federal reserve board supported the ad ministration's contention that mass purchasing power must be in creased at once. The board's fig ures showed that while industrial production In June was tho high est since July, 1931, employment and wages lagged behind. The American Federation of La bor reported that over 11,000,000 persons still are out of work, al though more than 1,500,000 have (Continued on Page 2.) Beer Drinkers of New Britain to Pav Five Cents New Britain, Conn, July 2G— (UP)—Beer drinkers of this city found themselves in luck again to day when beer went o’n sale in all taverns at five cents a glass. The Tavern Owners' association decided to return to the nicklc schooner scale In order to compete with the few taverns which refused to Join the organization and sell beer at 10 cents a glass only. The organization hopes to thus force the recalcitrant tavern keepers to fall in line and Join In a standard scale of prices. Meantime tho con sumption of beer increased. ■ AIR HEROES OF ITALY OFF ON THE NEXT 1EG Left Shediac, New Bruns wick, Before,Nine This Morning — They Have Been Noted in Many Places BY C. AVARI> WHITK (United Press Correspondent) Shediac, N. B.( July 26.—(UP) —Italy’s seaplane fleet, homeward bound after its visit to the United States, left to-day for Shoal Har bor, N. F., whence it will fly the Atlantic. General Italo Balbo, command ing the fleet, took off at 8:48 u. m„ EDT in the 1-BALB, with the other planes following. General Italo Balbo received re ports of excellent weather early to-day and ordered a quick take off of his armada of 24 sea planes for the flight to Shoal Har bor, Nfd. He planned to make the start as soon as he had pro nounced all the machines fit for the trip. By 8:56 a. m. all the 24 planes had risen from Shediac Bay and had formed in their groups of three for the flight across the gulf of St Lawrence and along the southern Newfoundland coast for Shoal Harbor. The airline distance was about 515 miles, but the plotted course (Continued on Page 7.) Waterburv Men on Committee to Support Code New Haven, Conn, July 26— (CP)—A code of ethics to apply to problems peculiar to this state and to augment the national code to be approved in' Washington will be drafted by building contracts and allied industries of Connecticut. Representatives of these indus tries met here and yesterday aft ernoon banded together under the name of the Construction League of Connecticut. B. W. Bartlett, of Hartford, was elected president and R. J. Vaughn, Waterbury, was named secretary. T. G. Smith, Wa terbury, was elected chairman of the finance committee. Arrests Are. Made In The Killing Of Sheriff And His Youthful Prisoner Charleston, W. Va., July 26.— (OP)—Two women and four men were held for questioning to-day after gunmen folded an official car, killed one deputy sheriff, wounded another, and captured a prisoner In order to assassinato him. Homer Harper, 19, pleaded guilty to robbery with flrenrms yesterday and was sentenced to 25 yeari In the penitentiary, but he boasted he would ‘’never serve time.‘’ Louise Fraser, 25, kissed him goodbye as he was taken from the jail here to be transferred to the staet penitentiary. Deputy Sheriff O. L. Dudley took the wheel of the car designated to transport Harper, and Deputy Roy Shumblln went nlong as guard. Outside of Charleston unother t>-r ,»■ automobile overtook the deputies' car, and a volley of bullets was fired at the officers. Deputy Shamblln was killed. Dudley, wounded, stopped the car. Harper was taken out of the officers’ car by the Runmen and carried away In the other automo bile. Hours later hie body, still handcuffed, was found In a car parked In Huntington, W. Va. Police Chief John Britton of Charleston, and Sheriff R. C. Andrews said they believed an elaborate plot to free Harper had been laid, and then the prisoner had been double crossed and killed because Of some gang grievance. Miss Fraser and another woman were- arrested, with four men be lieved to have been associated with Harpelr. Simple Explanation Of Agreement They Are Asked To Sign BUSINESS MEN OF CITY START THEII^ PLANS Over 200 Merchants Gath* ered To-day and Began Work to Back Up Call of the Government Enthusiastically endorsing the movement in Waterbury to co operate with the provisions of the national recovery act, more than 200 leading business men of the city gathered today in the alder manic chamber of the municipal building and laid tentative plans for the adoption of a uniform sys tem of wage raising and opening and closing hours. Every kind of a business that the city boasts of was represented at the session. Following a lengthy discussion Chairman Joseph Sugenheimer of the Merchants’ bureau was. auth orized to name a committee of ten or more, representing the various business groups of Waterbury, to formulate a program for adoption . (Continued on Page 2.) Taken as the Basis of President Roose velt’s Re-employment Campaign All Employers Will Receive Copies on Thursday 15,000 TELEGRAMS HAVE BEEN SENT TO THE WHITE HOUSE _ > By H. 0. THOMPSON (United Press Staff Corresi>ondcnt) Washington, July 26— (UP)—Here is a simple and au thoritative explanation by Recovery Administrator Hugh Johnson 6f just what every employer is asked to do to put in effect the voluntary agreement which is the basis of Pres ident Roosevelt’s re-employment campaign: “You will receive in the mail, about July 27th, an en velope with two pieces of paper and an addressed envelope in it. One piece of paper is the president’s agreement. Sign that on the dotted lines and fill out the information called for. Put it in the addressed envelope and mail it. Then put it into effect at once. “On August 1st sign the other piece of paper which says that you have carried out your agreement. Turn it in to your post office. Then you will be given the blue eagle of N. R. A. on a poster or window sticker. _- ■ — I "Take this to your store or shop First Business Man In Nation To Win The Blue Eagle Symbol Of Govt. Washington, July 26 — (UP) — George P. Killan, Wash ington businessman, had the honor of being the first in the nation to post in his window the blue eagle symbol of cooperation in the re-employment drive. The eagle went up in Killan’s paper box salesroom yesterday and today he reported that the day’s cash business was the largest in three years. NAVY DEPARTMENT OPENED RIDS ON 21 WARSHIPS TO-DAY It Was the Largest Num= ber of Bids Ever Re ceived in One Day in the History of the Depart ment — Millions to Be Spent Washington, July 26—(L!r,)—T The navy department today opened bids for 21 warships, the largest number of bids ever received in one day in the history of the de partment. The bids included proposals for the construction of two aircraft curriers, one heavy cruiser, one light cruiser, eight I860 ton de stroyers, seven 1500 ton destroyers and two submarines. The bids were as follows: Aircraft carriers, Newport News (Continued on Page 8.) FOURGUNMENDO HOLD-UP TRICK ON POLICE CAR Kill One Sheriff, Wound Another, Steal Lone Prisoner, Take Him Away, and Kill Him Charleston, W. Va., July 26.— (UP)—A police car en route to the state penitentiary with a prls jner was abushed early to-day by tour gunmen, who killed one dep uty- sheriff and wounded another. In order to capture and slay the prisoner. The body of the convicted man, itill handcuffed, was found in nn automobile abandoned In an alley In Huntington, W. Va. The revolver bullets which stopped officers' car shortly after it had left Charleston, killed Dep uty Itoy Shambltn. and wounded Deputy G. L. Dudley, who was driving. The deud prisoner was Homer (Continued on Page 8.) PRESIDENT NOT WORRIED ABOUT THE PATRONAGE Sunny Jim Farley Does That While President Prescribes Civil Service Law for Job Seekers By RAYMOND CLAPPER (Copyright, 1933. by United Press) Washington, July 26.—(UP)— Patronage troubles have rolled off President Roosevelt's back like water off a duck. This Job of rewarding the faith ful has made life miserable for most presidents. It made Wilson so angry he once refused to see anyone seeking a Job. Harding mostly okayed names us they were put before him by Harry Daugh erty, his political manager, or else named personal friends whom he (Continued on Page 2.) DISCIPLINE IS GOOD IN FOREST CAMPS OF CONN Hartford, Conn, July 26—(UP) —Discipline aipong youths in Con necticut reforestation camps is on the upgrade, a report compiled by Captain George C. McFarland, ad jutant of the fifth district of the corps, Indicated today. According to the report, 20 Connecticut men were dismissed from state camps during June for disobeying rules, while only two of 3000 had been discharged up to Tuesday for similar reasons. Officials revealed a rapidly in creasing number of youths were receiving honorable discharges (torn reforestation camps to accept regulur positions and considered this an Indication of Increased em-, ployment. and display it prominently, it you need more posters or stickers you can get them inter from a dealer. If you want to use this symbol on your goods or automobiles or trucks or anywhere else in connec tion with your business, you are authorized to do so. But do not do this either now or later if you have not signed the agreement or do not have it in effect. It can only result in conflict with the presi dent’s request and may cause you serious trouble. “What does all this mean? It means that if you employ any fac tory or mechanical worker or ar tisan you will not pay him less than 40 cents an hour or work him more than 35 hours a week, except that if you were paying loss than 40 cents for that kind of work on July 15, 1929, you can pay that rate now, but not less than 30 cents an hour. “As to all other employes—those on a weekly rate—you will pay not (Continued on Page 8.) DRYS REFUSE TO STAY LICKED IN THIS STRUGGLE They Are Going to Try to Declare State Conven tion Illegal — Supreme Court May Act By LYLE C. WILSON (United Press Staff Correspondent) Washington, July 26—(UP)— Prohibitionists revealed today that contesting the legality of state conventions in which the repeal amendment had been ratified by delegates elected at large. The move contemplated by the drys Is based on a decision of the supreme court of Maine, which held that delegates to the stute convention must b elected by dis tricts. The dry challenge was directed specifically at New York and New Jersy. Canon William Sheafe Chase outlined th’e reasoning under which delegat-at-large convnetlona approving rpeal are to be chal lenged. “I am reasonably confident. ’’ Chase told the United Press, "that (Continued on page 7) TREASURY BALANCE Washington, July 26—(UP)—• The treasury net balance for July 24 was $826,748,459.48.