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MONDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 1938.
PLATTSMOUTH S2XX WEEKLY JOUBJTAI
Story Book Raise
With Retirement of H. H. Holcomb,
Traffic Vice-President, L- R.
Capron Is Successor.
Horatio Alger could have written
thi3 story a man who started as an
office boy for the Burlington in 1902
tomorrow Tuesday, November 1)
succeeds the man who hired him, as
vi:e president in charge of traffic of
that system. I
Tt. . i -1 : i .i j TT.
x iitr ictttiug vice j'l eaiut'ut. ia xiiri-
ace Hale Holcomb who began his
work with the Burlington 49 years
c So as a freight clerk. HLj successor
i3 Lawrence R. Caproa, known
throughout the traffic fraternity as
"Larry" Capron, who takes over the
direction of freight and passenger
traffic for the Burlington in the 14
Etates in which it operates.
Thirty-six years ago when Mr.
Holcomb was chief clerk in the St.
Paul freight office of the Burling
ton, he hired a lad in knickers to
run errands- He has been "Larry"
to Mr. Holcomb ever since. There
ha3 always been a friendly argument
between the two as to young Ca
rron's initial salary. "Larry" said
it was $15 a month and Mr. Hol
comb claims it was ?20. "Larry"
liked the boss but thought that law
gave him a better opportunity, but
after a brief apprenticeship with
Senator Frank F. Kellogg, the lure
of the railroad got young Capron
again and in 1903 he returned to
railroading as an office boy with the
Northern Pacific, one of the joint
owners of the Burlington Lines.
"Larry" Capron's first substantial
promotion came in 1915 when he was
made assistant general freight agent
fcr the Northern Pacific at St. Paul
and in 1920 was transferred to a
similar position at Seattle, Wash
ington. In July 1921 he was made assist
ant freight traffic manager 'with
headquarters in St. Paul. On March
1, 1924. he was made freight traffic
manager of the Northern Pacific Sys
tem, serving in that capacity for 13
A little over a year ago he was
appointed assistant traffic vice-president
of the Burlington, coming to
Chicago to serve under the man who
gave him his first job as a messenger
boy. "" '" ' ' :
NAZI PAPER MAKES CRITICISM
BERLIN, Nov. 5 (NP) The nazi
party official newspaper Voelkischer
Beobachter criticized democracies and
President Roosevelt today for their
opposition to Japan's course regard
This attack followed on in the news
paper Boersen Zeitung yesterday
which said of an explosion on the
German steamship Vancouver on the
Pacific coast that it occurred "in a
country of gangsters."
The Voelkischer Beo"bachter said of
Japan's announcement that it was
aiming at a Japan-Miinchukuo bloc
in the far east:
"This announcement surprised west
ern Europe as well as the United
States. That is as astonishing, as
Tokyo had announced three years ago
that the open door in China would
not be maintained indefinitely.
"However, the democratic powers
stuck their heads in the sand con
cerning far eastern maters as they
did with respect to European develop
ments." NEW STAMP SALES
WASHINGTON, Nov. 5 (UP)
The post office department announced
today that 4,000,000 postage stamps
in the new presidential series would
go cn sale early nex. months.
The 24c Benjamin Harrison and
25c William MeKinloy stamps will
go on sale December 2, with the 30c
Theodore Roosevelt and 50c William
Howard Taft being sold on December
All first day sales will be In Wash
ington with general sale throughout
the country as soon as distribution
SEND OFFER TO WELLES
OMAHA, Nov. 4 (UP) An offer
to Orson Welles, producer of last
Sunday's "War of the Worlds" radio
show, to "name your own price" for
a week'3 engagement at the Or
pheum theater here, was wired to
day by Everet II. Cuiumings, district
manager for Tri-States Theaters.
MOSCOW PLANETARIUM POPULAR
MOSCOW (UP) In nine years
the Moscow Planetarium has beeu
inspected by 6.500.000 visitors, offi
EAGLE HEWS ITEMS
Mrs. A. M. Trumble visited from
Thursday until Sunday with relatives
Mr. and Mrs. Guy Jones and Jack
spent last Sunday in Palmyra with
Mrs. L. E. Jones.
Harold Doran of Belle Plain, Iowa,
was in town last Saturday visiting
relatives and friends.
George Trimble attended a meet
ing of the Master Barbers in Lincoln
on Monday evening of this week.
Mr. and Mrs. John Reitter and son
of Lincoln spent Sunday with Mr.
and Mrs. Chas. Trumble and son.
Miss Olive Jack of Kansas City
spent last week end with her moth
er, Mrs. Isabel Jack and Bill and
Lloyd Vance of Lincoln was in
town last Friday evening and called
on his grandmother, Mrs. Pauline
Mrs. Howard Mick, of Lincoln,
spent Monday of this week "with
Mrs. Louisa Wachter and Mrs. Marie
Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Oberle and
daughter of Lincoln visited at the
E. C. Oberle home Saturday evening
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Wetenkamp
motored to Denton last Sunday and
visited Mrs. Wetenkamp's brother,
Miss Rachel Gonzales, who is at
tending school in Peru, came home
last Thursday and visited until Sun
day with home folks.
Mr. and Mrs. Phillips- and family
visited in Elmwood last Sunday at
the home of their son, Vinson Phil
lips and Mrs. Phillips.
Mrs. Bertha Wulf came from Lin
coln last Thursday evening and vis
ited until Friday evening with her
mother, Mrs. Pauline Ollerman.
Mrs. Verne Waldon and June, of
Valley, spent several days last week
with Mrs. Waldon's mother, Mrs.
Marie Hamilton and other relatives.
Miss Madonna Adee stopped for a
short visit at the Dr. E. M. Stewart
home Saturday while en route from
Calloway to Peru, where she at
Jim Woods and son, John, of
Cherokee, Oklahoma, spent last Tues
day evening and Wednesday with
Mr. and- Mrs. Chas. Williams and
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Thomson
and sons of Palmyra and Mr. and
Mrs. Paul B. Johnson were guests
of Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Wall and
Melva last Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. William Hudson had
as their guests on Friday of last
week Mr. Hudson's cousins, Mrs.
Neva McShain and daughter, Jean,
of LaPorte City. Iowa.
The Trinity Lutheran Aid held a
bazaar and lunch at the firehouse
last Saturday afternoon and evening.
It was well patronized and the pro
ceeds amounted to about $70.00.
Supt. Charles Warwick and family
of Vaientine were dinner guests of
Mr. and Mrs. George Trimble and
Merna last Saturday evening. Mrs.
Warwick and Mrs. Trimble are
Miss Florence West attended the!
state teachers' association meeting
at Lincoln and also visited her par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. Clyde West and
Mrs. Irene McFall the latter part of
Mr. and Mrs. Mack Williams en
tertained at dinner last Thursday,
Mrs. Gertrude Stradley, of Waverly;
Mrs. Dee Fulmer and Mrs. Belle
Stradley, of Greenwood, and Mrs.
Mrs. Emma Henriksen arrived
home Tuesday evening of last week
from Pasadena, California, where
she spent several weeks visiting her
daughter, Mrs. Clarence Miller and
Mr. Miller and son.
W. C. T. U. Meeting
The local union met for an all
day meeting at the Methodist church
on Wednesday of last week. The out
line of the year's work was present
ed as a part of the morning session,
also a talk was given on slot ma
chines. Mrs. F. S. Warner and Mrs. Chas.
Davis of Lincoln were the chief
speakers of the afternoon.
A number of special guests from
Eagle and the Alvo union were pres
ent. Club News
The Camp Creek club met October
22 with Mrs. Bert Muenchau. Ten
members and three guests were pres
ent, The meeting was arranged as a
backward party. The guests wore
their dresses backward, backed into
the house and greeted their hostess
by saying "good-bye."
Promptly at one thirty, the meet
iug was called to order by the presi
dent, Mrs. Henry Towle. Many in
teresting facts were discussed in re
gard to making new by-laws for our
club. Mrs. John Fischer was in
charge of the music period.
The lesson, "The Livable Home,"
was presented by Mrs. Doris Frohlich
and Mrs. Ernie Thomas.
After the lesson we sang the
birthday song for one of our mem
bers. Delicious refreshments, suggestive
of the Hallowe'en season, were serv
ed in the dining room by the hostess
and assistant hostess, Mrs. Harry
Visitors and new members are
always welcome to our meetings.
the Need for a
Believed Members Wish to Have Or
' ganization of Unity Seek
WASHINGTON, Nov. 5 (UP)
The American Federation of Labor
declared today that "there can be no
question but that wage earners
throughout the country and the na
tion as a whole want a united labor
movement," and declared it was
ready to negotiate an "honorable"
peace with the Committee for Indus
An editorial in the American Fecl
erationists of which President Wil
liam Green is editor said that the
A. F. of L's executive council "is
charge with responsibility for carry
ing out the policy to reach a mu
tually acceptable basis for lasting
peace, not surrender of our rights."
"The American Federation of La
bor believes the difficulties in the
way of unity are not Insurmountable
if there are sincere and disinterested
efforts to make peace," the editorial
"Questions of overlapping jurisdic
tion, rights in union benefit systems,
treasuries and so.fortli can be solved
when the will to unity can prevail.
The negotiation of peace, as we will
realize, carries with it responsibility
of assuring the rights of those con
cerned, together with the machinery
for meeting problems that arise from
day to day so that the spirit and
structure of unity can be maintain
ed." WOULD GO TO PENITENTIARY
LINCOLN, Nov. 5 (UP) Forrest
Yohe, 21, of Denver began a 10-year
reformatory today but he did not like
the idea he would rather be in the
After pleading guiltv to the $413
Yohe told District Judge E. B. Chap
"I'd rather go to the penitentiary
Sir, if you don't mind. My brothci
is out there, you see, and he can show
me the way of the places.
When the court overruled his wish
and sentenced him to the reformatory
Johe protested: "They're just a
bunch of kids out there. I prefer the
company of men."
His brother, Farrell Yohe, was giv
en a 15-vear prison term last April
for the daylight robbery of the Un
iversity place branch of the Iowa-Nebraska
Light and Power company.
SHOOTING ON PLATTE
LINCOLN. Nov. 5 (UP) Attorney
General Richard Hunter informed
Ccunty Attorney Paul R. Morris of
Central City today that the 1937
legislature authorized the state game
commission to subscribe regulations
concerning hunting along the Platte
river. The commission has ruled
that shooting on the Flatte during
the open season shall be limited to
the hours of 7 a. m. until noon.
F0RDHAM REGISTERS QUAKE
NEW YORK. Nov. 5 (UP) An
earthquake at 2:56 55 a. m., c.s.t.
threw the seismograph needle at
Fordham University station four
inches off its course. Described as
"very very severe" the first shock
was followed by two more, several
hours later. Distance of the shock
wat. placed at 7,000 miles.
PEANUTS BLOW UP
SAN FRANCISCO (UP) "More
power to the peanuts" Is not regard
ed as a good slogan by a local prod
ucts company here that specializes in
them. Spontaneous combustion in a
pile of peanut hulks caused them a
TAXI POLITENESS DECREED
SALINAS. Cal. (UP) Politeness
from taxicab drivers on revocation
of license is the edict of the city
NEBRASKAN, GERMAN DRAW
HOLLYWOOD, Nov. 5 (UP) A
scheduled 10-round bout between
Glen Lee of Edison, Neb., and Eric
Seelig of Germany at Hollywood Le
gion Htadium was stopped in the
fourth round and called a draw by
eye was badly gashed while the
the referee last night when Seelig's
boxers wereon even terms.
Lee's head caught the German in
the second round but the bout was
permitted to continue. In the first
minute of the fourth Seelig began
bleeding profusely and the contest
was halted after one minute. 32
seconds of milling.
Lee weighed 159, Seelig 158.
Dies from Shots
In Trying to Drive Out Lee Crow, 21.
Sheriff Is Shot Crow
VINTON, la-, Nov. 5 (UP) Sher
iff Leland Fry of Benton -county died
today from a bullet wound inflicted
by Lee Crow, a 21-year-old fugitive.
Crow committed suicide after
shooting the sheriff, while a posse
of 100 men was attempting to drive
him from a house at Garrison, la.,
with tear gas.
The sheriff and a deputy, John
Franklin, went to the home of John
McLennan at Garrison yesterday after
receiving a tip that Crew was hiding
As the sheriff walked up to the
front door, Crow fired with a .45
caliber revolver. Fry fell to the
ground with a bullet in his right
Franklin hastily formed a posse
of men and boys in the neighbor
hood. They threw several tear gas
bombs in the house as Crow fired on
The fugitive's shots finally ceased.
The posse waited an hour and then
broke into the house. They found
Crow dead In a rear room, the pistol
beside him and a bullet in his head.
He had escaped from the sheriff's
effice at Vinton Oct. 17 while being
questioned no charges of breaking
and entering. .
FAMILY PARTY WRECKED
LARAMIE, Wyo-, Nov. 4 (UP)
Authorities sought Pete Dienes of
Scottsbluff, Neb., today "somewhere
in Wyoming or Nebraska" to inform
him of the death of his father and
serious injury of five members of his
family in a train-automobile colli
sion. The car was struck by a speeding
Union Pacific freight train near
Hawk Springs, Wyo. The father,
George Dienes, 60, also of Scotts
bluffs, was killed instantly, and his
mother, his wife, three children and
a passenger, James Nelson of
Mitchell, Neb., were badly hurt.
Wyoming highway patrolmen con
ducted a statewide search for the
younger Dienes, who was reported to
be traveling either in this state or
14 DIE IN BRITISH CRASH
LONDON, Nov. 4 (UP) Fourteen
persons were killed today when a
Jersey Airways airplane crashed
about 550 yards from the airport at
St. Helier, Jersey, in the Channel
Islands, while trying to land in a
The victims included 11 passen
gers, one of them a baby, the pilot
and wireless operator of the plane
and a man who was working on
FIFTY INDICTED AT OMAHA
OMAHA, Nov. 5 (UP) Fifty per
sons are named in 41 indictments re
turned by a federal jury here last
evening. The offenses charged main
ly are "run-of-the-mine infractions
of liquor, narcotic, white slave and
motor transportation acts. Defend
ants in nine of the indictments have
iOt yet been arrested.
"FAR" TOO FAST
WALTHAM, Mass.. Nov. 4 (UP)
Samuel Far of Providence, R. I., was
arraigned in district court on a
speeding charge.. . .
"Too fast. Far," said Judge Fred
erick Crafts, "far too fast." You're
POLAND HONORS EDITOR
TOLEDO (UP) Grovo Patterson,
editor of the Toledo Blade, is the
second American to receive the Gold
Cross of Merit of Poland. Dr. Karol
Kipa, of Pittsburgh, consul general,
presented Patterson with the cross.
on Wheat Farm
State Conservation Committee Re
ceives Ruling From Depart
ment at Washington.
LINCOLN, Nov. 5 (UP) The Ne
braska garlcultural conservation com
mittee today received an Important
ruling affecting eligibility of wheat
farmers to receive pre-adjustment
payments in 1939.
The ruling defines acreage planted
to wheat as:
1. Any acreage of land devoted
to seeded wheat (except mixtures)
which Is on the farm on or after
December 15, 1938. ,
2. Any acreage of land devoted to
voluntary wheat which remains on
the land until May 1, 1939.
3. Any acreage of land which is
seeded to a mixture containing wheat
but the crop other than wheat failed
to reach maturity and the wheat is
harvested for grain hay.
Principal importance of the ruling
officials explained is that in the
1938 price adjustment congress pro
vided that 1939 wheat parity pay
ments shall be made only to those
wheat producers planted acreage does
not exceed their 1939 wheat acreage
These price adjustments will range
from 10 to 12c a bushel. They will
be made in addition to conservation
payments of 16 to 18c a bushel sim
ilar to those of recent years, making
a total of 26 to 30c a bushel.
Both payments will be based on
the normal yield of the allotted acre
age. RIVER INSPECTOR INJURED
FALLS CITY, Nov. 4 (UP)
Three government inspectors are in
a hospital here suffering from in
juries received when truck in which
they were riding plunged down a
steep embankment and landed on its
top in a muddy creek.
The fourth man, riding in the rear
of the truck succeeded in extricating
the three who were imprisoned in the
Those in the cab were William Me
Manus, 21 of Trenton, Nebraska;
Clifford Whorlow, 35, Tarkio, Mis
souri; and Fred Bloemer, 35, Omaha.
Their rescuer, Marvin Caldwell, 30,
of Sioux Falls, South Dakota was
only slightly injured.
The cab was covered by two feet
of water. Caldwell, thrown clear of
the wreckage worked frantically to
save his companions.
MORE STRIKE DISORDERS
YORK, Neb., Nov. 4 (UP) Earl
Gray, Bradshaw truck operator, re
ported to police today that occupants
of an automobile fired upon his truck
Wednesday night on the highway
near Tamora and that when he
alighted to investigate a shot whizzed
over his head. He did not obtain
the license numbers of the car. Gray
said three shots were fired from the
car, one of them damaging a rear
ON 4TH HONEYMOON AT 85
LONDON (UP) For the benefit of
newspaper reporters who found him
on his fourth honeymoon, Thomas
Willant Gallant, 85, of Rushall, Suf
folk, did a handspring to demon
strate his joy. Gallant married the
local schoolmistress, aged 50.
DENTIST OUT, THIEF KNOWS
CINCINNATI, O. (UP) Dr.
Thomas Edwards, dentist, was visit
ed by an unexpected "patient" while
he was absent from his office recent
ly. The "patient" walked out with
$30 worth of gold scraps and dental
plates and a $35 pistol.
ENGLISH SHIP BOMBED
LONDON, Nov. 5 (UP) Lloyds re
ported today that the British, steam
er Eleni was bombed and set afiire
in a nationalist air raid on Aguilas,
Spain. The crew was believed safe
but the ship a total loss.
PAPER PRICE UNCHANGED
NEW YORK, Nov; 4 (UP) R- J.
CuIIen, president of the International
Paper company, announced last night
that the present price schedule for
newsprint will be extended through
BORDERS ARE DEFINITE
BERLIN. Nov. 4 (UP) Consid
er the Czechoslovak frontiers defin
itely established and. not subject to
further revision, a semi-official an
nouncement said today.
TO MAKE CANADIAN TRIP
LONDON, Nov. b (UP) News
papers reported today that King
George and Queen Elizabeth would
make their Canadian trip approxi
mately between the first week In
May and the first week In June, ac
cording to tentative arrangements
and would travel by warship, land
ing at Quebec The Daily Mail said
that it understood the king and
President Roosevelt would meet but
that it was not known whether the
king and queen would pay a state
visit or a private visit to the United
Leads to Death
Canadian Party Gets Rough as Guest
Stabbed to Death and the
House Is Wrecked.
STURGIS, Sask., Nov. 5 (UP) A
riot that broke up a wedding party
for John Noroski and his bride left
one guest dead and the house prac
ticaly wrecked today.
John Balbiuk, one of the guests,
fled from the celebration when the
riot was at its height. Five others
followed, halted his enr and beat
him. He was stabbed in the stomach.
He crawled two miles to his home
Two guests started the fight and
coon all the men had joined in.
while the women and children fled in
panic through doors and windows.
The wedding gifts were destroyed.
Cooking utensils containing food
were used as bludgeoned. William
Michaliuk received three broken ribs.
The Noroskis were married in
Windsor, Ont., and came here to the
home of Noroski's parents for the
CAPTURE ESCAPED CONVICTS
OMAHA, Nov. 5 (UP) Two al
leged escaped convicts from Missouri,
Marvin Brown, alias Robert Elliott,
29 and Earl Sherwin alias Roy No
lan, 26, were arrested here today
charged with a grocery store robbery
Wednesday night. A third, Everett
Adams, 30, of Wilmington, Delaware,
escaped. Brown ami Sherwin said
they escaped from Jefferson City
prison Oct. 16. The trio was almost
captured during the holdup here but
escaped after a running gun battle
with -Edward Brantner, former
Plattsmouth deputy sheriff.
MORE POWER CONSTRUCTION
KEARNEY, Neb., Nov. 4 (UP)
Acting Manager R. O. Green of the
Tri-County project has' advised the
PWA power division here that ac
tion has been taken to get underway
the additional construction made pos
sible by the recent allotment of $5,
890,000. Contracts will be let as soon
as official notification of the loan
"and grant is received. Green said.
By January 1, he predicted the work
will be going full blast. It will re
quire 1 months to complete the work.
SLAIN MAN WAS SUSPECT
CHICAGO. Nov. 4 (UP) Captain
Daniel Gilbert of the states attor
ney's police said today that Walter
Leonard, 29, one time Capone aide
who was found slain in Hammond,
Indiana, yesterday had been sus
pected as one of the gunmen who
fired at States Attorney Thomas J.
Courtney three years ago.
NEWSMAN TAUGHT THRIFT
CLEVELAND (UP) William G,
Lavelle, 55-year-old newspaperman
who died here recently, had a well
developed sense of thrift. He in
variably presented every new father
in the city room a savings account
bo'k made out in the name of the
new arrival he himsef having de
posited the first dollar.
HAMS KEEP 50 YEARS
CONCORD, N. H. (UP) Well-preserved
hams found in an oven un
used for 50 years at the Frank P.
Lowring house tasted sweet, though
somewhat dry. The hams were dis
covered by masons tearing down an
JAIL SEEKER WINS
PHILADELPHIA (UP) John
O'Neill, 22, tossed a' milk bottle
through a police station window. "I
want to be locked up," he told police.
SIX-WORD WILL PROBATED
LANCASTER, Pa. (UP) Mary D.
Keefe left one of the shortest wills
ever probated here. She wrote: "I
leave everything to my sister."
by Act Congress
Twentieth Anniversary of Cessation
of World War Fighting to be
Twenty years ago next ThurBday
the final shots of the World war
were fired across the shell-torn bat
tle fields of central Europe. That day
brought great rejoicing to every city,
village and hamlet of the various
This year for the first time Armis
tice day will be observed as a Na
tional holiday throughout the length
and breadth of the United Suites,
having been so designated at the
ilast session of congress.
And on this 20th anniversary of
peace greater preparations are being
made locally than any time hereto
fore for a proper observance of the
The American Legion port has gone
on record in favor of asking Jocal
business houses to close during at
least that portion of the afternoon
when the commemorative program is
in progress 2:30 to 4:00 p. m.
This program, with R. Foster Pat
terson of Tarkio college as speaker,
is to be held at the High school as
sembly room with high and Junior
high school students and, it is hoped,
a large representation of the general
public in attendance.
Grade and parochial school pupils
will hear anew from local veterans
the story and lessons learned from
our participation in the world war
pt 11 o'clock in the forenoon.
The Legion committee arranging
for these forenoon talks and the af
ternoon program is composed of John
Turner, A. H. Duxbury, Raymond
Larson and J. A. Capwell.
In the evening the Legion and
Auxiliary and members of their
families will hold a covered dish
luncheon and get-together party sim
ilar to that of last year, which was
attended by more than a hundred
adults. The program will be in keep
ing with the occasion.
DOG CROSSES ATLANTIC
WITH $1,000 INSURANCE
SAN DIEGO, Cal. (UP) Insured
for $1,000, a 100-pound German shep
herd dog recently completed an 8,0f'j
mile journey which began at Nurem
burg, Germany, and ended here.
The dog accompanied three others
from Nuremburg to Minnesota and
made the rest of the trin alone.
The animals had been trained by
the German Police department to
track, throw and hold criminals; to
find lost objects, and guard persons
RED CROSS HEADQUAR
TERS AT MADRID BOMBED
LONDON, Nov. 3 (UP) The Ex
change Telegraph in a Midrid dis
patch said today that the headiiiar
ters of the international Red Cross
was struck by a nationalist artiJlery
shell during a severe bombardment
of Madrid last night. The exchange
dispatch said that casualties in the
bombardment were listed officially
as 15 killed and 34 wounded.
GIRL'S BIRTH CHANGES FAMILY
GUERNSEY, Channel Islands (UP)
Susan Kinnersly, who has been
christened in Guernsey, is the first
girl to be born in her father's fam
ily for 500 years. The la3t daughter
born in the Kinnersly family was
named Mary, and was at the court
of an English king. For centuries
the family has been noted for Its
soldiers and physicians.
RADISH ROWS RED AND WHITE
WILLOUGHBY. O. (UP) A radish
half white and half red was found
by Mrs. Helen Pasnow in her gar
den. Mrs. Pasnow cannot explain
the origin of the freak vegetable ex
cept that she planted one row of
white radishes and another row of
EX-SLAVE MARKS 98TH YEAR
MOUNT SALEM. Ont. (UD Mrs.
Amanda Graves, daughter of a slave
who escaped from the United State3
Into Canada by the famous "Under
ground Railway." had celebrated her
98th birthday here.
STARLINGS STEAL GRAPE CROP
RIDGE WAY. nt. (UP) -M. W.
Sexsmith. farmer, claims that hi3
grape crop W2H stolen by ttarling;.
Expecting a yield of nearly a tou.
he harvested only 36 quarts.