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                                                                                                                                             HUDSON, N. Y., THURSDAY, MAY 29, 194 1
VOLUME 75                                             NUMBER 4

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                                                          NAZI CONTROL OF ATLANTIC ISLANDS WOULD MENACE U. $., FDR SAYS                                                                                                                                        FIRE CHIEF,     HUDSON MAN HERO AS FLAMES
MAN TROOPS                                                                                                                                                                                            —-*-.»" ~ 5 —
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   DESTROY WILLARD PLACE HOME
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 POLICE PRAISE
•UPY CAND1A,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       HER0J1FFSRE General Alarm As Fire Ruins Home of From Work,Coffin-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Samuel 8.
ERL1N SAYS                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Frank Gannon, Returnin g Home
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Frank Gannon Lauded For
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Life Saving Woman Tra pped On Third Floor — Mrs.
Capture Crete's Best                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Daring Rescue — Gannon)            Coffin and Sister-in-Law Led From Burning Structure
fbor~100 of Bismarck                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Reluctantly Gives Version T h e beautiful home of former City lapsing walls and floors." of water,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Judge Samuel B. Corfin a t 5 Willard             At one time, eight streams
m Were Saved.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     of Rescue.               Place, this city, ls In a s t a t e ol almost with pressure .as high- as 160. pounds,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            total ruin as tho result of a tire s h o r t -
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           were pumped Into the building s i m u l -
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   taneously. Thousands of gallons poured
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Receiving the IJ.MIRC or police offici- ly after 2 o'clock this morning that out or the front and rear doqrs o n the
iIN, May 29. (/!')— German                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    swept through the 3-story frame struc- first floor and Jiocded the grounds
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          als, fire officials and bystanders Tor his
occupied Ctuidla, Crete, today,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               ture and nearly trapped. tfirce women,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          heroic rescue o{ Mrs. Alice Moore from who were rescued, one In. a heroic ef- surrounding the building.. •                                                                                        ;.: .'•_'    '•-
official German n«;ws agency                                                                                                                                                                                                              tin- third story of the Samuel B. Cor- fort by Francis G a n n o n , 4 South                                                                 When the roof crashedMn.. part or;
iced, adding town's airport and                                                                                                                                                                                                           fin home. Francis Gannon today reluc- street, this city."                                                                                a wall o n the south side bulgedi'6ufc^.-4
   were taken over and several                                                                                                                                                                                                             tantly gave his version of the rescue to                                                                                                 ward and" the work of the fiferrieh
d allied soldiers captured. He-                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Mrs. Frances L. Coffin, wife of the was hampered by falling Umber. Mrif.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           a Register reporter, as follows:                                     former Judge, nnd his &lster, Miss ally the wall had to be pushed t o t h a ;
CaiidKi occupation followed ali-
ment of capture or Suda Bay,                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Joe Stafsky and I were r e l u m i n g Magdalen B. Coffin, were sleeping o n ground by the firemen. After t h e fire
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           home from work and were going down the second floor and Mrs. Alice Moore, was under control, a section or the .
    best harbor.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           South Third street, toward my home, domestic In the Coffin home, was rear wall had to be torn dowh.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           when we heard a woman scream: "Flre ; aslaep on the third floor w h e n the
DON, May 29. (/?)— Move than                                                                                                                                                                                                                Help me. G e t me out of here."                              '/ flames were discovered about 2 o'clock                                       W i t h Tristram Coffin, s o n / o f for-
 icers and men 6i German bat-                                                                                                                                                                                                                   "We turned the car around nnd start- this- morning.                                                                                 mer Judge and Mrs. Coffin, Police OlrZ-
   Bismarck were picked up alter                                                                                                                                                                                                            ed up the hill and saw flames shooting                                                                                                  fleers Arthur Finch, T h o m a s Magee; ']
as sunk Tuesday and a suSse-                                          C/                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Awakened by. the lire. Mrs. C o f l m William Arnold. Lawrence McDonald -
                                                                "o *>                                                                                                                                                                       out of the side of the Coffin home. Af- tried desperately to reach Mrs. MCSre:
ottack by German aircratt then
hn British destroyer Mashona.
                                                                                                   iBOTii                                                                                                                                   ter sending in a n alarm.,we ran over on tho third floor but waa driven back and Sergeant Howo carried m a n y v a l u -
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            to the house and Sergeant Howe and by flames that engulfed a winding ables from the building,'.but i ;t w a s
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Impossible to save any o f ' t h e large
dmiralty announced today. One
                                                                                                 AMERICA                                                                                                                                    Officer Magee arrived about the same stairway, reaching to the top tloor.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     pieces of rurnlture. Many o f t h e fur-
   and 45 m e n are missing from
ashona, the Admiralty said.
                                                                                        M                                   pprnachinjr the brink of the western hemisphere. Itself 'In his Mi
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 •In his May 2« time.                                                                                  I n the meantime, Mr. G a n n o n and nishings In the" home wereL antiques
                                                                                                                                                  u....,, ... ...
                                                               President Koosevell warned the war "Is apprnacnin? m t » J . . 1 . . 1 A , iv,,. omitrnl or occupation by Nail fore                                               ccs of          '/We saw a woman leaning out of a his companion, Joseph Stafsky.                                                               73 and Alex Clbulas, local; ontiquo dealer,
                                                          t c h proclaiming a state of unlimited national emergency and declaring the control or occupation by N a n lorccs 01 window o n the top floor and she was Mill street, this city, who were c n -
BY. May 23. (IP)— T h e - F r e n c h speerh the islands in the Atlantic would jeopardize the nlti mate safely of the United S l a t e s . .Arrows indicate Islands screaming for help. We called t o her routc home from work a t the Atlantic was iaklng a n inventory of thn£e a n -
                                                         • of
ment announced today it was any .,„,i i,.. i, v the oresideul and approximate distances from the U. S. to these islands, athwart main sea chm- not to jump as the fire department Mills in StottvJlie and Sergeant T h o m - tiques today to determine the full
ly protesting against bombing                         referred to- by the preside                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    a m o u n t of damage.
                                                      mtmfration routes. (Asso. Press Map)                                                                                                                                                  would be there in a few minutes. T h e as V. Howe and Police Officer T h o m -
nch Nortli African port of Sfax                                                                                                                                                                                                              interior or the building in the rear was as M a g c c . had entered the front of                                                              Although several firemen were struck
day by British warplancs. Two
t vessels were hit, a French
er set afire and undetermined
                                                                                                                        AFL TAKES STEPS                                               I GETS $^796                                           a mass of flames.                                                    t h e building itnd led Mrs. Coffin a n d
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  "The police officers. Joe and myself her sister-in-law to safety. Mr. G a n - required medical treatment. Anthony
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             ran around to the front and Into the n o n h a d previausly sounded a n al- DeLuke, member of t h e Rogers! Hose ;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     with flying glass and tlnjber,- only one

                                                                                                                          TO PREVENT STRIKES \
:r of French and native casual-
suited froiii the attack, first o u t -
 of warfare s.z Sfax.
                                                                                                                              IN DEFENSE PLANTS                                            FROM ESTATE                                       house. W e s a w two other women o n a r m from Box 35 and when H . W. company, suffered a g a s h o n his lets
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             the second floor. Flames were shoot- Rogers Hose company arrived o n the hand when ho w a s struck by a'picsa
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             ing out of a stairway leading to the scene, a ladder was placed against or glass a n d the wound required two V
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              third floor and they were trylpg to the side of the \bulltlhig under thft stitches to close..
                                                                                                                                                                                                   *V—-TT           •
*DON, May 29. (7P)— Brltam'f                                                                                                                                                                                                                  get to the woman on. the top story. We window of tho room of Mjrs. Moote,                                                                    T h e Greenport P u m p e r Co. No. 1.
 cruiser loss in the battle for is-                                                                                      Back Roosevelt In Asking                                         Philmont Man's Son Shares                           got t h o s e . t w o out of t h e building Just whose screams for help could be heard under supervision of Assistant: Firo
of Crete, the destruction of the
                                                       Truck and $ 5 , ^ 0 Budget Re-                                     Workers To Explore AU
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              a s Rogers Hose company, arrived.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   "The firemen sput up a ladder tigainst
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    a considerable distance.                                          Chief-Andrew Hart, "stood by" in their
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      - t k e h o u s e to assist the-- local-' depart- "                   •
   w a s announced hy the Admir-
 today. T h e powerful 8,250 ton
                                                                                                                          Possibilities of Mediation.
                                                                                                                                                                                            k $25,566 Estate of His                            the. bulJdingrrJbut/it w a s i t p o short.: to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      J l h k s . Li£r» In Rescue          «•'-'        ment if, needed.
ilp, had been under repair at Suda
harbor and . was bombed again
                                                         duction P o s # l e T k o u g h                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   T h e - l a d d e r was too short to reach
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              reach Mrs, Moore's window. I climbed Mrs. Moore's window," but Mr, G a n n o n ,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               the ladder and by standing o n t h e top a tall, rangy young m a n ' ilskcd his said they could strongly detect ths..
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Members of the Greenport companvv .
                                                                                                                             (By T h e Associated Tress)               ,                                                                       rung with both, feet I could Just reach life as he stood with both feet on the odor or .smoke In t h a t t o w n as It pour-
  t h e a i r ! - T h e ' A d m i r a l t y said of
il crew of 600. only two deaths                          Surplus Created.                                             T h e American Federation of Labor                                                                                       Mrs. Moore.                                 0 .
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      top rung and reached u r - t o take hold ed in volumes o u t of the Coffin homo
reported and five injured.                                                                                        directed all its affiliates last night to                          (Special t o T h e Register)                                  "Although badly frightened, Mrs. of Mrs. Moore, who w a s leaning o u t of and floated across the entire city. T h e
                                                         Residents of the town of Grcenport refrain from striking against delense                                             B R O O K L Y N . N . V.. May 20—That Moore w a s a s calm as could be expect - the "window. A slip by -Mr. G a n n o n flames were clearly visible for mlie.i
MDON, May 20. (IP)— Foreign j                         will have the benefit of a new fire Industries - until                                  all possibilities of out of n n e t estate of $25,556.62 left by cd under the circumstances. With her m e a n t that both he and Mrs. Moore around and attracted a huge crowd.
 tary Anthony Eden, in Ills first truck In the near future and the mediation had been exhausted.                                                                          liis grandaunt, Grace Nclmann, who cooperation, I was able to get her o n t o would plunce approximately 30 feet                                                                                                   Chief Clark kept a squad of firemen
rchenslve statement on Britain's amount of money to be raised by taxes                                               It called upon the International died on September 15th last, under her the ladder. We both had to be very to a stone sidewalk. With a firing hold a t the scene of the fire all d a y and
llms, declared today that ' o u r p o - will be $5,000 less, according to action unions to discipline any locals whicn will, Clifford Dallas (who was born on careful for a slip would have meant a on the woman, Mr. G a n n o n assisted a sharp watch w a s kept o n t h e bulld- v
i and military terms of peace will taken at a recent meeting of the tov/n strike before government agencies hays                                                                          1923 and Is a son of Mercer fall off the ladder. We finally reached licr to the ladder and then to thu ing in case of any n e w outbreak.                                                                                                                     :t.
i i g n c d to prevent a repetition ot board.                                                                      ah opportunity to adjust tlje disputes April 6. late Hazel Dallas) of Main the ground a n d Mrs. Moore was taken ground. Mrs. Cotfin. Mrs. Mcorc and                                                                                                                     T h e fire department did a remark-
lany's misdeeds". Eden said that                                                                                       lcefuliy and promised similar action 8nd t h e                                                                          Into the house next door.                                              Miss Coffin were taken into the h o m e able job in preventing the fire from
                                                         W i t h a surplus of $15,000 on hand peacefully and pronusen sunn*. *«.»..., , H I U , l I l r . , i t                                      ^
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   "It vfis pretty hot up there. T h e of Mere Allardlce a t 4 Willard PlaCe.
:r the system of free economic c o - from franchise taxes, the board moved itself against Federal unions which do j 5 l r c c t > p h i l m o n t . N. Y., receives $4.-                                                                                                                                                                                                                 spreading to the Ahern and Allardlce
ition, Germany must play a part, to appropriate $5,000 for purchase.of a so                                                                                              1706.38, in trust, until he becomes of age, flames were shooting o u t of the sides                                                                Before Mr. Gannon reached the top buildings. Sparks nnd burning embers
here I draw a firm distinction. We pumper fire truck for Greenport P u m p -                                          In a statement. Issued in Washington when h e Is to receive in hthe Surrogates' of the building and the windows.
                                                                                                                                                                          disclosed here today t e principal, is                                                                                                      of the ladder, Mrs. Moore had ripped landed on the roofs of both buildings,
, never forget that Germany is er Co., No. 1, and to apply another the Federation's                                                            Executive Council Court through t h e filing of an appraisal                                        "When I reached the top of the lad- s h e e t s from the bed and made a life-" but streams of water kept these two
 worst        master          Europe has yet $5,000 against next year's budget, r e - called attention to President Roose- of the decedent's property with Surro- der. Mrs. Moore had already tied s e v - line which she planned to slide down frame structures well soaked, rjoth
;n, five times in the last century ducing the tax levy by that amount. velt's Fireside appeal of Wednesday gate George Albert Wingatc                                                                                                          eral sheets together and preparing to from the window. A shout from Mr. buildings suHcred some smoke d a m -
h a s violated the. peace, she must T h e remaining $5,000 will be paid o n that labor utilize the government's                                                                                                                                lower herself in that                     way. I          was G a n n o n "don't do that. I'll g e t you" age.
                                                                                                                                                                              T h e Will Rogers' Memorial Hospital afraid s h e 'was going to jump. It's a
r he In a position to play that role water bonds.                                                                  conciliation and mediation machinery of Saranac Lake', N. Y., receives $1,000.                                                                                                                     prompted her to abandon this desper-                                   An unique phonograph , or which
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               30-foot drop and s h e would have been ate attempt to escape the flames that
                                                          T h e action of transferring $5,000 to to avoid stoppage of defense produc-                                          Hazel Dallas, l i t e mother of Clifford badly hurt.* *                                                                                                                                                   th'cre are believed to be only three
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       were rapidly surrounding her. Even
                                                       the tax levy was done in accordance tion.                                                                           Dallas, under the will was left $1,000                                   Fire Chief Harold J. Clark said t o - while the two were descending the others In existence In the world, was
     (By T h e Associated Tress)                       with section 107 of the Town Laws of                            "We must do this." the council said. and also a diamond ring. As she died day: "Mr. G a n n o n deserves a lot of                                                                                                                                                 saved by the firemen although the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       ladder, flames shot out of the bumi-
:rman aerial troops were reported New York State, authorizing such a c - "We can do this. And we pledge our o n April 26. 1940, her intended legacy credit for that rescue. He was in dang- ins. but both Mrs. Moore and                                                                                                                                                                 loudspeaker system w a s badly d a m -
lave captured strategic Suda bay tion                                                                              faith as Americans to the President, lapsed.                                                                                er all the time, but It did not seem to Gannon miraculously escaped burns.                                                                 aged. Several hundred records of s y m -
                                                           Attending the meeting o M h ^ b o a r d
ior in Crete today and the te:i- were Supervisor Richard Holmes, and that we will do It."                                                                                      Frank Kells of Hudson, N. Y., George make any difference to him. H e was in                                                                                                                                phony music, a hobby of Judge Cor-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Fire Chief Harold J. Clark, who led
 old conflict appeared to be head- justices of the Peace John Lugert, • A1 , another Washington statement. Kelts of Clavcrack, N. Y.. nephews, and a precarious position on the top run? the entire fire flglillnp personnel and liri. were also saved.
                                                                                                                       In „ „ „ „ „ .
apidly toward another British d e - Chester Schaff. Robert Weeks, and Sidney Hlllman said that Harvey w . Florence Kella Harding, niece, of Clif- of that ladder and lie h a d to work fast." equipment in a n attempt to prevent                                                                                                                                                             Chief Clark was s o m e w h a t startled
c.                                                      Clyde Closson, and T o w n Attorney 1 Brown, president or the AFL i n t e r n a - ton Springs N. Y.. receive nothing u n -                                                                 Other firemen heaped praise on t h a total destruction of the Coffin home after the fire w»ic o u t w h e n he heard
nidon military quarters acknow- Harold Frltts.                                                                  j tlonal A.-sociatlon of Machinists, was der the will "because of their lack of Hudson young m a n for his heroic work. and damage to the Allardlce home on bells and chimes ringing in t h e house.
                                                                                                                    -connjiun-ij In error' when he told a love, devotion and respect which should "Time was essential," one fireman said.
                                                                                                                     'completely ...            " «»V»«n Ut> t o l d A                                                                                                                                                                                                                   invcstisatUig. h e found a large grand-
;cd frankly a "serious dctcriora-                                                                                   Senate committee Tuesday that HHl- have been shown to me as their aunt "The fire was spreading rapidly and one side, and the Ahcrn residence on father's clock near t h e stairway and
" in situation in the la^t 2-1 hours.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   the other, was unable to estimate the
  lth tide of battle turned. Premier                      HUDSON MAN WILL                                           man had sent a m a n to California to and relative, and I have deliberately another minute cr two might have been
                                                                                                                    "stimulate" a strike at the Vultcc Air- omitted any bequest or devise to them." too late. G a n n o n has plenty of nerve
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       damage caused by the fire.                                          a chime's <ifc>ck o n the badly gutted
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          second floor were striking 6 o'clock.
jsollnl's high command announced                                                                                                                                                Milton Kcslcnbaum or No. 33 w w and he needed It in that spot."                                                                             Chief Clark approximated the loss
MI troops now have landed on the                            RECEIVE DEGREE AT                                       craft plant.
                                                                                                                        Hlllman wrote Senator Truman " } - - i „ 1 " . " " second street. New York City, is
                                                                                                                                                                                     J                                                                                                                                  to the building alone would be between
llterranean Island to join their
                                                             ST. MICHAEL'S COLLEGE
                                                                                                                        o.). chairman of the Defense I n v e s t i - l1t f 1 cr t y - s . ^ . . . . . » • — . - - - . .
                                                                                                                                                 that no one n u l ,
                                                                                                                                                                                   executor of the estate—which d l -
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 . . . . .                                                                                 O
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         G and BO per cent. T h e assessed valu-                             WILLKIE SAYS WHOLE
s partners.
iritish admitted capture of Suda
•. best harbor on IfiO-inile long ls-
                                                             Stanley p . Chcpaiti;            I Pcnnoycr
                                                                                                                     gating committee, on his behalf 0 i . | v i d c s $11.922 23 among charitable i n -
                                                                                                                    beenhis division him
                                                                                                                     bv       sent by
                                                                                                                                      , .
                                                                                                                                           herorc the strike w a s I r t l t u t l o i u w t h e grossi value of which
                                                                                                                     called. Hlllman Ls co-director of t h c >                nmounl
                                                                                                                                                                                        C  d to w o
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   PARADE FORMS                                          ation on the hour/ - is $.">/t00.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             "We know definitely." Chief Clark
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         said, "that the lire started on I lie first
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              WORLD AROUSED OVER
d. probably would be deciding l a c -
   in the struggle.
•nder order:; to fi'^ht to the death,
                                                         street. Hudson, graduate o St. Mary's Office of Production Management, but |
                                                          Academy wili receive the degree oi
                                                          Bachelor of Science at St. Michael's when the strike was called In Novcm- i
 iclcssly outnumbered Brlti.h troops College 37th annual commencement, her 1940. he was a member of t h e .
                                                                                                                                                                                            FIRE HERE TODAY            ,m,                     I
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    AT THE ARMORY                                        floor in tlie wall in the rear of n
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         refrigerator. What caused the fire, wo
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         do not know and will be unable to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          determine until we have made u com-
re reported yielding ground slowly Monday. June 2. Mr. Chcpaltls receiv- Defense commission.                                                                                                   INTERRUPTS VACATION                                                                                                       plete Investigation."
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 NKW YORK. May 20. ( 7 P ) - V/cnde!l
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Willkle said "the President n a i
 ore the. onslaught Of N"2i forces ed honorable mention as runner-up for
 t ol Suday Bay.
                                                                                                             or          An official or the Machinist Union
                                                          the annual chemistry prize at the col- totd ft Senate committee in Wash-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Groups To Meet At 8:30                                     Only ft few feet away from the place} L.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          where the fire started is a wUidin;'                              stirred the whole world with his great
                                                                                                                                                                                             Mir. Coffin Preparing To                                                                                                     stairway which leads to the second message." Commenting on Mr. Roose-
>Vhilc hie German transport planes, lege this spring.
crating from Greek mainland, fcr-
                                                                                                                     ington yesterday that he would accent
                                                                    vlollnist. Mr. Chcpaltis not only the "dictates" of President Roosevelt                                                     Board Yacht For Annual
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Parade Starting Promptly                              floor. Just off this stairway on the velt'.'; speech, the                                            1040 Republican
                  stream of reinforcement?                                       student orchestra, hut               If the Chief Executive should demand                                                                                                                                                                second floor Is another which lead-, Presidential nominee added:
                                                                                                                     striking shipyard machinists return
                                                                                                                      to their Jobs in the S a n Francisco bay
                                                                                                                                                                                                Cnme When Notified of                                                At 9.                                                 to the third Moor and Mrs. Moore'.;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                "It now lies within his power to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            unite the country In the singleness
                                                                                                                      area.                                                                     Fire.                                                  Organizations             marching          in t h i | T h e fire apparently had a good r.ta-i of effort and resolve which fl'.onc- can
                                                                  ph ,                                                    He was Harry S. Hook, a business                                                                                          Memorial Day parade will assemble j for when it war, discovered the two make his vision come true."
uka dive bmbcrs sank fiyo UansporB                                                                                                                                               Preparing to leave Bristol. R. I . on at. ibe state armory building. Fifth an I stairways were completely cnvciopcd                                                                                              T h e text, of his statement follows:
                                                           engagements, as wen                                         agent. After he had testified. Com-
,1 damaged two others m Suda B a / during the past three years                                                                                                                 his annual cruise a l o n s ttic "Atlantic •State street.-;, at B:30 tomorrow morn- by flame.;. Chief Clark. Sergeant Howe.                                                                                       "The President said exceedingly well
                                                                                                                       mitter Chairman Truman expressed
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Seafarer                            the oidcr. "forward marrii     march                                                                                                          needed to hear. His picture
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                we nccde
stcrday.                                                                                                               the opinion to newspapermen                             ^-aboard on                                                                                                                                  Jf|crr         Mai;ee. Mr. C n n o n
                                                                                                                                                                     th-v. seaboard o n his yacht, the ocafarer.] J n R R m J f n c 0 , , i c r , -forward o'clock !'>' OOfficer M a t . r e Mr. C aa n n o n and Mr. w h a t * c economic, social, political and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          at fl
                                                                                                                                                                               Samuel n. Coffin was reached by tele--. w J „ , ) p R , v c n p r o m p t l y at 0 o'clock r-.- s , a f s k v m n f ] o :l ,i r .perale attempt to f)f u , r reonoml
                                                             URGE SAFE DRIVING                                        "nothing" had been accomplished to-
                                                                                                                       ward ending the machinists' strike phone at 7 o'clock this morning ami p p r v ; c M a r s h a l William Bollinger                                                                              ftVri„|          th" stnlrs to reach Mrs. Moon*'.-, military conrcqi                            equenccs to America or a
            News Oddities                                           ON MEMORIAL DAY                                    r.lilch h a s tlcri U p $500,000,000 of NAV:            informed by his son. Tristram Coffin.                                   %n,)% parade         will move over Fifth j m ? | | JjjJ( , 1 ) r y .,.,.,.,. i r i r ) w l ) n ;v ...he.-i I N;i 7 | victory oover Britain wa-, clear
                                                                                                                                                                               of the disastrous fire at tho Coffin , . , r r r ' t t o u n i o n , down Union to Third, j ^ ' n a r n e that drove them from t h e i a i i d correct. H e also gave ns hereto-
                                                                                                                                                                               home on Willard place.                                                         U n l o n tr> w a r r e n , down Warren :                         . .,                                                                                    cd
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          | f o r c undtsclosct facts Illustrating Cne
^TOU^^' JOY. Pa., May 23 <,V}-                                                                                            Hook's assertion thar lie would after       bov:
                                                                                                                                                                                  Judge Coffin made arranRcmcnts l o | l o "Krvnt" "wlicrc •• „.ill rcountermarch I'>»
                                                                                                                                                                                               _ ...          j _          . . . m u n i , t*>             ..       . ....      l« will - n i t n l p r r o a r f i l                                               . ..       ..             „ . . „ . . : . . . of Britain's plight.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              gravity ^f tirll
                         Mil ha:; a live remem-                                                                             the President's wishes came
                                                                                                                                                                                  turn to this city and is expected l a t e l „ p W a r r o n M r f r , , 0 P - i r k VUrr.                                n.,,rj             fergeai.t Howe and O M i - r M a .                                    "It Is now the duty of all of us—
                                                                                                                                                                                this afternoon or tonight.                                           Park Place to Columbia. ::» Colnmbi.i' were r.niLMng in tiie (K)lic-,. r-M w h e n | Republicans, Democrats. New Dealers
                                                                                                                                                                                  .Tudr;e Coffin left Hudson yesterday! to Green, up Green to Paul avenec j t.hr,v r.aw Oannnn' r^ndiir.- In the al-                                              B o \ 5?.'i. 'lliird and                         to become united and Jointly make
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            •""" ''"•" Unv
                                                                                                                                                                                morning for Bristol, R. I . and wasi and over Paul avenue to Cedar I'.-r.:: j streets Informed > 'lliirdC a n n o nAlle i that policy effeciivo as the best guar-         by Mr.         and      tlr
                                                                                                                                                                                scheduled to board the Sr-afarer today.) Cemetery where eserclrr.-. will be l c - l d j the Ike was in a house on Willard antee of preserving our liberties ami
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         William .1. Cunningham, of C l a v e . - ' TMa'e, the trio ruslied ti, the sr.pjie. the cniy remaining hope of achiev-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     r.ek, past N o - York S'.'»»- rornmnnder The i>o!kc said the re,u of the Intrtlnv ing ultimate peace.
                                                                                                                                                                                               CONFLICTING REPORTS                                   oi'• Hie Spanish American Wat
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               will he I'ue.s! speaker .'• exer-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Veter- o! the house was a mass ol Mame.s.                                          j . - O o v c r n m f > n « ? h o u l d p . | t .,,,-,;. p l a U !
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     an:-.                                                                      Tlie lire .-.hot up tne walls aivl par-1 for new crusades. Industry, labftr nn<!

                                    Mo. Mav ?.1(/T'.- wnv and 1
                                                cut fisli- fled.
                                                                                                                        cd Tuesday, to prevent, ''unscrupulous                                    ON SCHMEUNG DEATH                                  ct.es held at. the cemetery.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Former Alderman Myron Ifermanr-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             t|iions in the rear of the building a i i d j aarlculture must forget their separate
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             raced through the ly:drooms on Hie objectives which iiui.it all be part oi
                                                                                                       increased labor leaden, from interfering with the                                                                                           | will ac!. os master of ceremonies nnd jecond floor and ate it.., way to ih>- the main stream of our effort dedl
                                                                  "Make allowance; (or
                                                                                                         driving." defense effort.                                                 Tiie Associated Press said today there i nn opening prayer will he given <>v lop llivir When "he four lire comp- rated to the fulfillment of ' h a t effort
                                                               trafllc in yoiiV week-eiul                                   R. j . Thomas, president "of the cTio
                                                                                lomr urged. "Be .-.ure your United Automobile Worker,;, told .i                              .ijhad he*-n n o vert location «>f the report H'-, . Andrew I rii'ihin. a v d - ' i i i ' p a - - anies atiswficd the regular alarm, the For now our purposes must be united
                                                               ihr r'.mm!.v;i
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      h e a v h tor of St. Mary's church                               Kdwu.l                                                                                         "industrial           production should               b
                                                               car i:- i;' :l voail-woithy condition, Senate Lai*»r subcommittee that en- t h a t Max Schmellng, former h e y - j Brennan, St. Marv'r Acv.'cniy .student | fii was completely out of control.                                                                                                                          ,
                                                               drivi- at .' i f e .••ived. show romc ro;«.- a c t m e n t of legislation providing a rnm- weight champion of the world, had been                                                                                                                       -                                                                     ! concentrated under one director., will
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      will rc-ile President I.lpcoln's Addrcs ;                                  Fire fHiicf Clark r.cnt. in a genera
trcc Out flew                                                  .Mdrr.it ton ff ' r v » i r feii.'.-.v operator, pulsory "cooling off" period nefovc killed in attempting to escape capture                                                                                        f.rd
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              C« 11 ysburifg r.rf the poem, "In nl.-ion. callitv; our every piere of flic' ndfY|iiato authority to make It func
but. hooked by -i win                                          o h e r v e every traffic regulation and strikes would "embitter" workers and in Crete.                                                                                                                                                                                                                       .. avail-! Hon
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Flnnder's Field" will be recited by P h i l - j Ji^hliUK equipment and everv a v a i l - t t t o t i .swiftly and efficiently. Every cf
                                                                <i;-.i,al. and exert ir-e rare at. all times. "pMduce more, strikes than we have]
                                                                                    :                                                                                                                                                                   ,, ,j.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Ip Le-\ Hudson .ii-,li setiool .si'iiden:. j able fireman.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             j fort should bo bent Immediately l
                                               ..The r-kel-
      TJRBAKA. 111.. Mr- * frt •                                Then yon will <-^ >rmr p a n In making ne.w".                                                                   I CAIRO. May ?-!> (/TV .Max Schmol-                                        Rev. Ciiaiics         B. T h o m p o n . m!nl>-i                      "It was inip-isthle to fight the fito j d.-irrnune w i d t h are the immediate!
 eton in the closet, must . t j . M rr                          H\U ' '•-•..- iiwl every day safer on
                                                                        holiday and                                          Al'o in WaMilngton. a leader of the | n s % former work hcavyweiphl boxhu ttr of the First. rarLs'i ( h i i - r n . Pre',-J from the interior ol the building." i vital Shines, such ns ship.'., bomb;
                                                                                                                                                                                                           l>crn killed while Irving)
  far as Circuit .ludce Hen i . M * ^ m \ t h e 10.10.                                              lge.s»cd t h a i ( Apiialarhlan Poft. Coal npcraiors s^idjrlmmplon. ha                                                                            byterlan. will give Ihe tenedl. '.Ion af'< •' Chief Clark said. "The tire had to- t.inki— and then Insure the rapid pro
  1, concerned. An attoir-ey n j $1 • "                             The     coinmi-'-sioner                             I that under the President's prorlama- to e.T.>i>e from British Imperial force*, whtcli a tirltu: v-'iTfl fr;>iv Company tally destroyed the third floor and t h e | d u c t l o n and                                                                                                             r.afc delivery of thes
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  damage n.it Irlnl wan«o                       r'«*<*•J         ••while we ai<                                                  there could he no shutdown of J which captured him in C?erman Invas- "L". New York J'.nte Hon.i: G u a u l life of every fireman who went into j tools from our nrr.cnah which BrlUl
                                                                                                would n o t b': tlnn                   -                                   .
   -, h u m a n skeleton in cvldcncc to . .                     ,-,[ our War dead, we -,'• to our ' r i i - vital defense industries, Including '.lie ion of Crete, a New Zealand ambu- of t'ti's city, will n.\. a .v.h.'c                                                                                                   the building was in danger from col- , needs and needs a t once.
   the location of injuries. But the juciR^ remiss In civltv.: a thong                                                                                                           lance driver witness declared today.
                                                                                                                 '        .soft coal mines.                                                                                             Thomas M. Tryniski
   ruled t h a t X - r a y pictures *crc more                       fie toll."                                                                                                                                                          309 South 4th Street
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