THE MICHIGAN DAILY
.. 7 WEDNESDAY, JULY 24, 1935
As Riots Go On
Religious Strife Spreads
Throughout Irish Free
BELFAST, Northern Ireland, July
23. - (A) - Fears of a widespread
anti-Protestant attack in the Irish
Free State received fresh impetusnto-
day as houses in County Meath and
elsewhere were plastered with the slo-
gan, "Remember Belfast."
Religious strife, arising from the
Orangemen's celebration July 12 of
the anniversary of the Battle of the
Boyne, . spread extensively. Anti-
Catholic outbreaks occurred in Prot-
estant Ulster and anti-Protestant
demonstrations in the Catholic Free
State to the south.
This city, where the conflict orig-
inated, became quieter today, al-
though a 19-year-old girl, Mary Sun-
pingham, was wounded in the leg
last night during an exchange of
After a special conference of Na-
tionalist members of parliament, a
delegation departed for London, hop-
ing to meet Premier Stanley Baldwin
Dock workers at Limerick, on the
Shannon river in the southwestern
section of the Free State, called one
strike, refusing to unload a cargo
from a vessel owned by a Belfast
Agitation arose for another strike
in Belfast, where shipyard workers
returning from vacations were at-
tacked. After a brief skirmish, the
workers finally reached the shipyards
with only one casualty.
Clergymen exhorted thousands of
workers inside the shipyards to throw
their support to the cause of peace,
and the workers consented to stay at
Windows were smashed in several
sections of Ireland. Among the build-
ings destroyed by fire was a Protes-
tant church in Kilmallock, County
Limerick, Irish Free State.
With nine fatalities already regis-
tered here, Coroner Thomas Alex-
ander held an inquest after which
murder indictments were returned
naming "persons unknown."
Join In Need
Of Relief Help
Improved Crop Conditions
Cause Demand For More
PangbornPlans.Non-Stop Flight Around World
-Associated Press Photo.
A non-stop flight around the world is contemplated this fall by Clyde Pangborn, globe-circling flier, in
his new ultra-modern Uppercu-Burnelli transport plane. The huge ship, shown flying over lower Manhattan
in a test, has a fuei capacity of 2,500 gallons, giving it an estimated range of 8,300 miles on two engines.
A National Figure,
Johnson Is Still A
WASHINGTON, July 23. - (P) -
Fiery and independent, Hiram War-
ren Johnson has become a national
figure, but he is still partial to his
native California. He likes to tell
about the view from Telegraph hill in
San Francisco, his home.
Born in Sacramento, September 2,
1866, Johnson was elected governor
on the Republican ticket in 1910, re-
elected in 1914 and sent to the senate
in 1917 by the state he has served
The entire nation learned his name
during his campaign against entrance
of the United States into the World
Court. He was dubbed a "President
hater" because he could not see eye
to eye with Wilson, Harding, Coolidge
and Hoover. However, he supported
Roosevelt despite his party 'and in
turn was supported for re-election
last November by the Democrats.
Johnson's age and iron-gray hair
belie his vigor in debate on the sen-
ate floor. He speaks seldom, but is
always listened to. Sitting idly on
the Republican side of the senate,
he rests his chin on the heel of his
hand with his fingers over his mouth.
When speaking, he often makes a
hacking motion of the right hand for
This medium height senator who
dresses conservatively is one of those
who attend all sessions. He is mar-
ried and has a grown son.
The "Johnson political machine in
California" is often mentioned, but
the senator says he has no organiza-
tion, just "a lot of friends." He re-
ceives about 100 letters daily from
In 1920 Johnson is said to have re-
fused the vice presidential nomina-
tion of his party. Coolidge took it
and became President when Harding
Scoutmasters' Award Is
Given W. W. Bishop, Jr.
Announcement was made today at
the headquarters of the Washtenaw-
Livingston Council of Boy Scouts, that
the award of the Scoutmasters' Key
had been granted William W. Bishop,
Jr., a scoutleader of more than ten
years standing, and now a field com-
missioner of the council.
He is granted the Scoutmasters'
Key award on the basis of having
served as a Scoutmaster for five years
and completing a iseries of scout leader
training courses as well as spending
a period of two weeks or more in
A Chemist's Report
Positively Moth- Proof
(Signed) JOHN L. HARDIN, Chemist.
HARDIN LABORATORIES, Cincinnati
All garments Micro-cleaned
are ready to be hung away
for future wear -- and are
Thompson Faces Death Penalty,
CHICAGO, July 23. - (A') - Partial
discontinuance of work relief was ef-
fective in seven midwestern states to-
day as the Government sought to
bring farm jobs and workers together.
Most recent state to join the move-
ment to force unemployed to help in
the harvest fields was South Dakota,
where 19,000 family heads were
stricken from relief rolls as farmers
complained they could not hire men.
A "marked increase" in demand for
farm help was reported. by the Fed-
eral Department of Agriculture,
which announced a survey showed
harvest hands were offered a country-
wide average of $1.41 a day, with a
top of $2.25.
Improved crop conditions were cit-
ed as cause for the demand.
Relief clients contended low wages
for harvest work, compared with 40
cents an hour paid on Federal work
projects, prompted their disinclina-
tion to go to the fields.
Nebraska prepared to stop Federal
work relief allotments in 26 counties
and to reduce them by half in 15
others until assured that farmers had
hired the men they needed.
Illinois halted work relief in rural
areas. Iowa stopped aid for able-
bodied workers in nearly 20 counties
and advised them to go to the fields.
North Dakota stopped work on all but
Kansas and Ohio both issued warn-
ings that refusal to take farm work
would bring denial of relief. Red-
wood County, Minn., cut off relief
Union To Furnish Ticker
Scores Of All Ball Games
Ticker service on all baseball games,
both American and National Leagues,
has been installed in the billiard
rooms of the Union. Game scores
will now be furnished inning-by-in-
ning for the remainder of the Sum-
The billiard room is open every day,
except Sunday, from 1 to 7 p.m.
Tables will be available for billiards,
pool, snooker, and ping-pong. The
swimming pool will also be in use for
the remainder of the summer.
'GO TO WORK OF ELSE-'
WASHINGTON, July 23.-U(P)-
The relief administration today pur-
sued its plan to strike from the relief
rolls all persons who turn thumbs
down on jobs.
-Associated Press Photo.
Death in the electric chair faced Gerald Thompson, 26-year-old
Peoria, Ill., youth, as he went on trial for the slayirig of Mildred Hall-
mark. The prosecution sought a jury qualified for the death penalty.
Thompson, heavily manacled, is shown as he was led to the courtroom
by two officers.
Pond To Try
Fli l1 ToR ome
DETROIT, July 23. -(W) - Com-
mander George R. Pond, in Detroit
for the All-American aircraft show,
announced today he will attempt a
States to Rom* next September.
Last year Commander Pond was
forced down in Ireland on a similar
In his projected flight this year, he
said he will be accompanied by Ugo
d'Annunzio, son of the famous Ital-
Commander Pond said he will use
a new type of fuel called "X-gas,"
which is considerably lighter than or-
dinary airplane gasoline. He hopes
to accomplish the flight in 24 hours.
Nearly 40 sportsmen pilots were
flying from Cincinnati to Detroit to-
day to "take over" the aircraft show
at the City airport.
The fliers gathered in Cincinnati
from several eastern cities for the
race. On their arrival here the
sportsmen will be greeted by Gov.
Frank D. Fitzgerald.
Wednesday will see the organiza-
tion of the Over Fifty club for pilots
who have passed the half century
mark in age. The club will be or-
ganized at the home of Gar Wood,
world famous champion speedboat pi-
lot and flying enthusiast.
Show officials announced today that
Clyde V. Panghorn will arrive here
Wednesday with which he hopes to
make a non-stop refueling flight
around the world. Pangborn's plane
has a cruising speed of 200 miles an
hour. He plans to start from Los
Angeles for the globe circling flight
and return to that city with only three
Treasury Announces U. S.
,T:.11 1 *1"f"W i tm C'n "-
For Bullets Hiting
SHANGHAI, July 23. -(P) - If the
American mission school of Huping
College at Yochow, Hunan province,
was struck by bullets from a Japanese
gunboat, it was unquestionably an
accident, Rear-Admiral Teijiro Sugi-
saka of the Japanese Yangtze patrol
Admiral Sugisaka said he was in-
formed of the incident only today
and instructed the Japanese resident
naval officer at Hankow to make a
full investigation and to express re-
grets to the American consul-general
if the Japanese navy was found to
be at fault.
The charge that a gunboat deliber-
ately bombarded the school because
of Japanese displeasure over anti-
Japanese sentiment expressed at a
YMCA conference there is "ridicu-
lous," Sugisaka asserted.
"Under no circumstances would we
consider such an act. Although I
have not yet received any details, it
is quite possible the school building
was struck by stray bullets during
anti-aircraft target practice.
"It is customary for gunboats to
fire at flares and it is conceivable
that in doing so projectiles dropped
into the school compound. If so, it is
"As theaincident allegedly occurred
July 16 and our consul-general at
Hankow was not notified until July
22, it appears improbable that even
the missionaries took the matter very
. American missionaries 'arriving
here from Yochow reported that a
shower of soft-nosed machine gun
bullets fell from a Japanese gunboat
last Thursday and the Rev. Edwin
Beck of Tiffin. 0.. said the shootina
Says Democratic Leaders
Are Doubly Impeachable
If Roosevelt Is
WASHINGTON, July 23. - (A') -
Rep. Hamilton Fish, Jr. (Rep.), New
York, said today that if President
Roosevelt is "impeachable," then
Democratic leaders in the House of
Representatives are doubly so.
He accused them of letting the
House "vote away its constitutional
functions until it had no more legis-
lative clothing left than Gandhi."
The statement by Fish recalled the
recent declaration by Rep. Bartrand
H. Snell (Rep.), New York, minority
leader, that President Roosevelt's ac-
tivities were approaching "'impeach-
able grounds." Snell accused the
President of being "inconsiderate" of
Another development today was a
disclosure by authoritative sources
that Republican leaders of the House
have been arguing with one of their
members, seeking to disuade him
from submitting formal impeachment
charges against the President to the
House. The Republican chiefs de-
clined to name this member.
What Fish Said
Fish, mentioned by some of his col-
leagues as a possible Republican pres-
idential candidate next year, said:
"I'm not advocating impeachment
for the President, but if he is im-
peachable, then the Speaker of the
House and the Democratic leaders are
doubly to blame, doubly responsible
and doubly subject to impeachment.
"They have led the House into dele-
gating power after power to the Presi-
dent. The President demanded that
the State Department have the right
to form the nation's tariff policies; he
demanded ,in the $4,880,000,000 work-
relief bill, that he have the right to
control the purse strings.
"He got both --powers assigned to
Congress by the Constitution, and
the House leaders were responsible."
Just Like Gandhi
"It is inconceivale that Reed, Can-
non, Clark or Longworth (former
speakers) would have let the House
vote away its constitutional func-
tions until it had no more legislative
clothing left than Gandhi.
"The impeachment of President
Andrew Johnson was started, and
failed, because Congress tried to
usurp his powers by refusing to let
him remove a cabinet member. Now
things are at the other extreme, and
a supine and cowardly Congress is
voting all its legislative powers to the
Hope Is Held For
Mild Tax Measure
WASHINGTON, July 23.- (A') -
A conservative decision by the House
Ways and Means Committee Demo-
crats on a portion of the new tax
program lent some hope today to
those legislators who want to see pas-
sage of a comparatively mild measure.
The deision was made in regard
to inheritance taxes as the commit-
tee Democrats began shaping the tax
bill Monday in response to President
Roosevelt's recent message.
One suggestion before thescommit-
tee was to class inheritances as part
of a man's income and tax them at
the same rates that would apply if
they were income, but the committee-
men rejected this plan.
In secret session, they decided that
income and inheritances should be
taxed separately. The importance of
this is that rates are progressive so
that an income taxaver must pay
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